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Organizations relating to Timber

International Association of Wood Anatomists / Beijing, China / Est. 1931
Trades Union International of Workers in the Building, Wood, Building Materials and Allied Industries / Nicosia, Cyprus / Est. 1949
European Cork Federation / Santa Maria de Lamas, Portugal / Est. 1989
Timber Construction Europe / Berlin, Germany
Federation of Timber and Related Industries Workers' Unions of the Commonwealth of Independent States / Moscow, Russia
Combois / Rheda-Wiedenbrück, Germany / Est. 1967
European Institute for Construction Labour Research / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1993
International Academy of Wood Science / Melbourne VIC, Australia / Est. 1966
Wood Technology Club / Taichung, Taiwan / Est. 1993
Global Timber Tracking Network / Serdang, Malaysia / Est. 2012
Nordic Timber Council
Scandinavian Committee for Research in Wood Technology
Department for Timber Utilisation / Est. 1935
Laboratorio Andino de Maderas / Lima, Peru
International Wood Research Society / Est. 1960
Comité international du bois / Est. 1932
Northern European Network for Wood Science and Engineering / Ås, Norway / Est. 2004
International Conference on Structural Health Assessment of Timber Structures
International Tropical Timber Agreement, 1983 / Est. 1983
International Tropical Timber Agreement, 1994 / Est. 1994
European Hardwood Federation / Est. 1960
International Wood Centre, Sgonico
International Centre of Wood Technology
Parquet européen
ProWood Club
Skandinavisk Treskips og Bätbyggerforbund
ASEAN Timber Technology Centre / Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
European Homologation Committee / Est. 1957
International Chain Saw Wood Sculptors Association / Eden Prairie MN, USA / Est. 1985
Pacific Lumber Inspection Bureau / Bellevue WA, USA / Est. 1903
ASEAN Timber Bureau
European Network of Timber Technical Centres and Research Institutes / Est. 1989
Canadian Woodmen of the World / Est. 1893
Pacific Logging Congress / Portland OR, USA / Est. 1909
CMEA Coordinating Centre for Comprehensive Use of Raw Wood
Symposium of Biotechnology Applied to Lignocelluloses / Est. 2010
HCV Network Ltd / Oxford, UK / Est. 2006
Timber Research and Development Association / Est. 1934
Nordic Forest Research Cooperation Committee / Alnarp, Sweden / Est. 1972
International Research Group on Wood Protection / Stockholm, Sweden / Est. 1969
International Tropical Timber Organization / Yokohama, Japan / Est. 1985
Nordic Wood Preservation Council / Stockholm, Sweden / Est. 1969
European Institute for Wood Preservation / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1951
European Wood Preservative Manufacturers Group / Wageningen, Netherlands / Est. 1977
European Organization of the Sawmill Industry / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1958
InnovaWood / Brussels, Belgium
Wood Sector Alliance for the New European Bauhaus / Brussels, Belgium
International Wood Collectors Society / Greencastle IN, USA / Est. 1947
International Wood Culture Society / Est. 2007
World Wood Day Foundation / Est. 2013

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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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