PORTLAND, Ore. -- Pioneer Millworks commits 1% of all our teak sales to the Borneo Project in its fight to end the loss of habitat for the indigenous peoples of Indonesia in 2022. The company has searched the globe to find environmentally friendly and ethically sourced teak options with rapid lead times shipping in 2-3 weeks.
Every year the world loses an estimated 25 million acres (10 million hectares) of forest, according to research by Jennifer A. Devine from Texas State University. Of the main drivers of deforestation is organized crime activities, including drug trafficking.
The International Wood Products Assn. announced the call for nominations for its 3rd Annual Awards Program. The awards program is designed to bring about greater knowledge of the benefits of using tropical wood, say the organizers.