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Good Wood: How Forest Certification Helps the Environment
FAQ
Forest certification is a seal of approval for wood and paper products, allowing consumers to use their buying power for good.
A Shopper's Guide to Home Tissue Products
Shop smart. Save forests.

Guide
Help save forests by choosing environmentally preferable alternatives.
Rule Protecting National Forest Wildlands Is Vindicated in Court
The Roadless Area Conservation Rule preserves America's unspoiled wilderness, but it's under assault

News
In December 2002, a federal appeals court lifted a stay on the implementation of the Roadless Area Conservation Rule, a landmark forest-conservation measure that the timber industry and its allies have fought tooth and nail. Will the Bush administration enforce it, or undermine it?
Know the Forest and the Trees: A Consumer's Guide to Buying Wood
Overview
Whether you are building a deck or just buying a nightstand, your purchase can have an impact on forests and people thousands of miles away. Your money could support a sustainable community initiative on the rainforest's edge--or it could contribute to continued impoverishment of families in Latin America or deforestation in Southeast Asia.

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