Forest group readies ambitious new standards for sustainable industry

- THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

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A new bar will soon be set on what counts as sustainable forestry, holding potential implications for the future of the woodland caribou and of the forestry industry itself.

After years of debate, the Canadian division of the Forest Stewardship Council hopes to have its updated forest management standards approved by its international body in the coming weeks to set an example for lawmakers and companies.

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Source: Times Colonist

 

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