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Organizations relating to Timber

Nordic Federation of Building and Wood Workers / Stockholm, Sweden / Est. 1952
International Furniture Rental Association / Woodstock VT, USA / Est. 1967
Global Flooring Alliance / Dordrecht, Netherlands / Est. 1989
Corporation européenne des ébénistes restaurateurs / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1996
ASEAN Forest Products Industry Club / Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia / Est. 2001
International Union of Electronic, Electrical, Salaried, Machine and Furniture Workers / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1949
Futon Association International / Orlando FL, USA / Est. 1983
European Organization of the Sawmill Industry / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1958
International Association of Wood Anatomists / Beijing, China / Est. 1931
International Timber Raftsmen Association / La Pobla de Segur, Spain / Est. 1989
European Cork Federation / Santa Maria de Lamas, Portugal / Est. 1989
European Organization of Office Furniture Manufacturers / Wiesbaden, Germany / Est. 1966
ASEAN Furniture Industries Council / Yangon, Myanmar / Est. 1978
International Academy of Wood Science / Melbourne, Australia / Est. 1966
International Wood Collectors Society / Greencastle IN, USA / Est. 1947
Timber Construction Europe / Berlin, Germany
Nordic Wood Preservation Council / Stockholm, Sweden / Est. 1969
International Tropical Timber Agreement, 2006 / Est. 2006
Furniture History Society / Haywards Heath, UK / Est. 1964
Building and Wood Workers\' International / Carouge, Switzerland / Est. 2005
European Institute for Wood Preservation / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1951
Trades Union International of Workers in the Building, Wood, Building Materials and Allied Industries / Nicosia, Cyprus / Est. 1949
Wood Technology Club / Taichung, Taiwan / Est. 1993
Bioenergy Institute / Lons-le-Saunier, France / Est. 1997
International Forest Products Transport Association / New York NY, USA / Est. 1982

View all profiles (44 total) in the Yearbook of International Organizations

World Problems relating to Timber

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Environmental hazards from timber industries
Insect pests of wood
Wood deterioration and decay
Shortage of firewood
Criminal offences against the environment
Environmental hazards from logging
Dry rot of wood
Wet rot of wood
Illegal tropical timber trade
Shortage of hardwood
Logging of old stand forests
Poisonous, allergenic and biologically active wood
Instability of forestry and logging

Action Strategies relating to Timber

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Developing diversified wood production
Using available timber resources
Managing non-timber forest resources
Using wood as fuel
Instituting integrated forest management
Improving wood preservatives to protect the environment
Constructing from timber
Monitoring timber production
Conserving Appalachian and mixed mesophytic forest ecoregion
Using sylvo-pastoral systems of agriculture
Clearing forest
Extracting timber
Restricting industrial logging
Certifying wood
Creating wood storage system
Protesting woodchipping of native forests
Managing hardwood forests
Destroying pests of wood
Using plywood
Preserving wood
Ensuring profitable wood industry
Classifying woods
Educating about wood
Studying wood anatomy

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