Gibson, long associated with the guitars used by a long legion of musical legends, has adopted the new name Gibson Brands.
The USDA’s report concerning the carrying out of the 2008 amendments has largely removed musical instruments from the equation.
By Wade Vonasek
Efforts to conserve precious hardwoods in Asia, Africa and South America were given a critical boost at the CITES meeting in the face of significant pressure from increasing global demand.
Thai rosewood has been given protection under international law, one of many decisions made at the recent Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES), held March 3-14 in Bangkok, Thailand.
International travel will be easier for owners of musical instruments made from protected species following the approval for “passports” at the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES).
Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) did not have a magic wand to un-burst the housing bubble, but that did not stop him from using his senate seat in Washington to take a whack at stemming the flow of Chinese wood imports.
Previously we published “The Fight to Fix the Lacey Act Has Just Begun,” by Brent McClendon, executive director of the International Wood Products Assn. Now we present the “Counterpoint,” authored by Dana Cole, executive director of the Hardwood Federation.