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IUFRO ANNOUNCEMENTS

  • International Photo Competition: Forests-Agriculture Interface through a Gender Lens: Photos can break the global language barriers and connect people, whether they are farmers, middleclass urban families, public enterprises, donors or students. A book with the best entries will be launched at the IUFRO World Congress in Salt Lake City, USA, in October 2014. Deadline: 15 June 2014. Details at http://www.iufro.org/download/file/10642/95/iwc14-photo-competition-announcement_pdf/

  • Invitation to urban forestry professionals to participate in a process of developing data standards for urban forest data collection and recording: please visit RG 6.07.00 – Activities

  • New interactive database on indicators of sustainable forest management in Europe (UNECE, FAO), New interactive database on indicators of sustainable forest management in Europe at http://w3.unece.org/pxweb/Dialog/

OTHER ANNOUNCEMENTS

GENERAL

  • International Forestry Students' Association IFSA: IFSA is pleased to announce the latest issue of its newsletter IFSA News – The Journal. Download issue 57/2014!

  • GeoTreesearch: Forest Service Research and Development (R&D) is proud to announce the launch of GeoTreesearch, a new interactive, web-based map that gives users a powerful search tool to discover topics and locations of Forest Service research anywhere in the world.  GeoTreesearch leverages information in Treesearch, R&D's database of its scientific publications, by mapping references to geographic places found in the documents.  A user can click any location on the scalable map, such as a county or state within the United States or a country in southern Africa, to explore Forest Service research relevant to that area.  The user can further filter the results with terms used in the full text document.  For example, the combination allows searches for "Discula destructiva" (which causes dogwood anthracnose) in western Pennsylvania or "place based conservation" research near the Olympic National Forest.
    Visit: www.fs.fed.us/research/products/geotreesearch/  to access the mapping tool on the Forest Service R&D national web site. 

  • GLORIA: The Global Observation Research Initiative in Alpine Environments; a worldwide monitoring network for climate change impacts on the ecology of high mountain systems. http://www.gloria.ac.at/

  • Collaborative Partnership on Forests (CPF): the CPF is an informal, voluntary arrangement among 14 international organizations and secretariats with substantial programmes on forests. Detailed information: Information Brochure

UNECE

  • 72nd Session of the UNECE Committee on Forests and the Forest Industry (COFFI): At the invitation of the Government of the Russian Federation and with the support of the Russian Federal Forest Agency and the Ministry of Forestry of the Republic of Tatarstan, Kazan will host the 72nd Session from 18 to 21 November 2014.
    The meeting will focus on the implementation of the Rovaniemi Action Plan for the Forest Sector in a Green Economy. It will showcase how actors within and outside the forest sector can work together to make the best contribution to the emerging Green Economy. Their input are diverse: from improving forest-based technologies to develop innovative wood and non-wood forest products; from making forest work safer, to valuating and setting up payments for the multiple services that forests offers to the society in the UNECE region. Delegates to the Committee session will discuss forest resources assessment and reporting issues, as well as the role of forests in the post-2015 development agenda. They will also provide guidance to the secretariat on how to implement the UNECE/FAO Integrated Programme of Work for the COFFI and the FAO European Forestry Commission adopted at their joint session "Metsä2013" in December 2013. 
    For more information about the programme, please follow this link: http://www.unece.org/forests/kazan2014.html. Contact: Paola Deda: paola.deda(at)unece.org

UNEP

FAO

  • Forest Information Billboard: The latest issue of the Forest Information Billboard is out!! The Forest Information Billboard a cooperation the Global Forest Information Service (GFIS) and the UNECE/FAO Forestry and Timber Section. The purpose the Forest Information Billboard is to share specific information on forest reporting including advances in reporting as well as related projects, publications and events. If you have announcements in these areas (max. 250 words, with a link to the full source of information), please contact Elina Warsta (elina.warsta(at)fao.org). Kindly mention if you wish to have your billboard announcement included also in GFIS (http://www.gfis.net/) to ensure broad distribution of the information. http://www.unece.org/forests-welcome/about-us/forest-information-billboard.html. Deadlines to provide contributions to the next issues are 15 June, 15 September 2014, and 15 December 2014.

  • INFOSYLVA is an information service of news clippings provided by the FAO Forestry Information Centre with news on forests and forestry issues in English, French and Spanish. The articles are in their original language and compiled every two weeks. INFOSYLVA keeps readers informed of the latest news, research articles, publications, upcoming meetings and other events, as well as job postings, on forests and forestry related issues.

    English: http://www.fao.org/forestry/infosylva/en/
    French: http://www.fao.org/forestry/infosylva/fr/
    Spanish: http://www.fao.org/forestry/infosylva/es/

CBD

  • The CBD Secretariat has supported open access to an article in the journal 'Biological Conservation' entitled 'A framework for integrating biodiversity concerns into national REDD+ programmes'. The article is posted in English, French and Spanish as an information document for CBD SBSTTA 16 (document UNEP/CBD/SBSTTA/16/INF/22). It is available at http://www.cbd.int/doc/?meeting=SBSTTA-16: http://www.cbd.int/doc/meetings/sbstta/sbstta-16/information/sbstta-16-inf-22-en.pdf

  • United Nations Decade on Biodiversity (UNDB): The promotional video outlining the goals of the United Nations Decade on Biodiversity (UNDB) is now available in English on the UNDB website at: http://ww.cbd.int/2011-2020.

  • The Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) has partnered with ECOLEX, the Gateway to Environmental Law, to provide readily accessible information on biodiversity-related laws and policies. ECOLEX is a web-based information service operated jointly by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) and the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP). ECOLEX is the most comprehensive global source of national and international environmental and natural resources law and policy. Visit https://www.cbd.int/ecolex/ and learn more!

PUBLICATIONS

IUFRO

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NON-IUFRO

  • An Atlas of the World's Conifers. An Analysis of their Distribution, Biogeography, Diversity and Conservation Status. Aljos Farjon, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK and Denis Filer, University of Oxford. ISBN13: 9789004211803; E-ISBN: 9789004211810; Publication Year: 2013; Format: Hardback; Publication Type: Reference Work; Pages, Illustr.: 512 pp. http://www.brill.com/atlas-worlds-conifers

  • Entrepreneurship and Management in Forestry and Wood Processing – Principles of Business Economics and Management Processes
    By Franz Schmithüsen, Bastian Kaiser, Albin Schmidhauser, Stephan Mellinghoff, Karoline Perchthaler and Alfred W. Kammerhofer. First published 2014 by Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, London and New York
    Routledge Explorations in Environmental Economics No 42; 496 pp. ISBN; 978-0-415-59101-0 (hbk); ISBN: 978-1-315-88459-2 (EBK) Excerpt

  • Two new books on the role of fire in the environment:
    - Goldammer, J.G. (ed.) 2013. Vegetation Fires and Global Change: Challenges for Concerted International Action. A White Paper directed to the United Nations and International Organizations. A publication of the Global Fire Monitoring Center (GFMC). Kessel Publishing House,400 p., ISBN 978-3-941300-78-1
    - Goldammer, J.G. (ed.) 2013. Prescribed Burning in Russia and Neighbouring Temperate-Boreal Eurasia. A publication of the Global Fire Monitoring Center (GFMC). Kessel Publishing House, 326 p., ISBN
    978-3-941300-71-2
    Extracts of both books at http://www.forestrybooks.com/

  • Integrated land-use and regional resource management – A cross-disciplinary dialogue on future perspectives for a sustainable development of regional resources. Journal of Environmental Management. Volume 127, Supplement, Pages S1-S190 (September 2013). Edited by Christine Fürst, Katharina Helming, Carsten Lorz, Felix Müller and Peter H. Verburg. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/03014797/127/supp/S

JOURNALS

  • Annals of Silvicultural Research (ASR): ASR is the follow up and on-line conversion of the journal ANNALI, featured in hard-copy and under different names since 1932 by the current Forestry Research Centre of the Consiglio per la Ricerca e la sperimentazione in Agricoltura (CRA-SEL) in Italy. It is a peer-reviewed journal featuring original scientific articles, reviews and notes on all aspects of silviculture. Related subject-matters include forest dynamics, forest ecology, dendro-ecology, agro-forestry, forest growth, forest monitoring, conservation of biodiversity and genetic resources, protection of forest ecosystems, maintenance of their multifunctional role and of the provision of goods and services. The journal provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public supports a greater global exchange of knowledge.
    http://ojs-cra.cilea.it/index.php/asr/index

  • Change and Adaptation in Socio-Ecological Systems (CASES): CASES offers a forum for R&D on socio-ecological systems functioning under climate and global change and on strategies and policies in how to adapt to the future. We address scientists and practitioners in environmental management & policies, land use planning and socio-ecological system development. More information: Dr. Christine Fürst – cfuerst(at)uni-bonn(dot)de  Center for Development Research (ZEF) Dept. Ecology and Natural Resources Management University of Bonn, Germany. http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/cass

  • Revista Chile Forestal: La revista Chile Forestal ofrece a sus lectores una detallada información respecto del acontecer de uno de los principales sectores productivos del país. Con más de tres décadas de edición, junto con la revista se edita un Documento Técnico, especialmente dirigido a los profesionales y estudiantes universitarios del sector. http://www.conaf.cl/nuestros-bosques/bosques-en-chile/revista-chile-forestal/

  • Forest Ecosystems, a new international Open Access journal established at Beijing Forestry University in cooperation with Springer Science. The project has excellent backing regarding available staff and other resources. Publication of peer-reviewed original articles and critical reviews will start in January, 2014. The focus will be on individual papers and special issues relating to natural and managed forest ecosystems and their services to people. Manuscripts will go online and will be ready for download as soon as they are accepted. Forest Scientists are invited to visit the website at http://mc03.manuscriptcentral.com/fsc  and submit their manuscripts after logging in as author and providing the contact details of 4 qualified referees. Proposals for special issues are welcome.

  • Springer Science Reviews: Publishes literature reviews by outstanding PhD students and early career researchers in life, biomedical and related sciences. Its key goal is to actively promote cross-fertilization and trans-boundary thinking, publishing the biological and directly related social and physical sciences side-by-side. The journal includes invited expert reviews relevant to both early career as well as established researchers. Submission information

POSITION ANNOUNCEMENTS

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Department of Soil and Water Conservation, National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan R.O.C.

Full Time Tenure Track Assistant Professorship

Taichung, China-Taipei

Position announcement

Deadline extended to:
11 July 2014

School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science, Michigan Technological University

Professor of Practice in Biomaterials

Main Campus; Houghton, MI, USA

Position announcement

1 August 2014

International Council for Science (ICSU)

Executive Director

Paris, France

Position announcement

11 August 2014

International Council for Science (ICSU)

Head of Science Programmes

Paris, France

Position announcement

11 August 2014

Department of Landscape Architecture Architecture, Planning and Management, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)

Professorship in Urban Vegetation

Alnarp, Sweden

Position announcement

25 August 2014

 
                          

IUFRO MEETINGS

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Location

Web

2014-10-05
2014-10-11

IUFRO

XXIV IUFRO World Congress

Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Congress website


Please note that this is just a selection. >>> All IUFRO Meetings

OTHER MEETINGS/EVENTS

                                

From/To

Organizers

Title

Location

Web

2014-08-11
2014-08-14

The Governors' Climate and Forests Task Force (GCF)

GCF Annual Meeting

Rio Branco, Acre, Brazil

Conference website

2014-08-24
2014-08-28

Umeå Plant Science Center

Lignin 2014 – biosynthesis and utilization

Umeå, Sweden

Conference website

2014-09-01
2014-09-03

ProCoGen, FORGER

ProCoGen Workshop "Genomics and the conservation of conifer genetic resources"

Szombathely, Hungary

Conference invitationProgramme

2014-09-03
2014-09-05

Biodiversity and Landscape History Research Institute; Landscape Conservation Forum; British Ecological Society; South Yorkshire Biodiversity Research Group ECONET; International Peat Society; Sheffield Hallam University

In the Bog. The ecology, landscape, archaeology and heritage of Peatlands

Sheffield, UK

Conference website

2014-09-16

COOL (Competing uses Of forest Land)

More fodder for the oven? Dealing with forest related conflicts arising from the use of energy wood in Europe

COOL session at the international conference Bioenergy from Forest

Helsinki, Finland

Conference website

Session announcement

2014-11-12
2014-11-19

International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), Parks Australia, New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife Service

IUCN World Parks Congress 2014

Sidney, Australia

Conference website

2014-11-24
2014-11-28
!Postponed!
Future date TBA!

Faculty of Natural Sciences, University of Pretoria; International Society for Sustainable Development & Agriculture (ISSDA); International Network for Bamboo and Rattan (INBAR)

International Seminar On Bamboo in Africa

Pretoria, South Africa

Conference announcement

2014-11-26
2014-11-29

Italian Academy of Forest Sciences, Italian State Forest Service, the Tuscany Region

Second International Congress of Silviculture

Florence, Italy

Conference website

2015-07-05
2015-07-10

International Association of Landscape Ecology

9th International Association of Landscape Ecology World Congress

Portland, OR, USA

Conference website

2015-08-24
2015-08-27

International Association for the Plant Protection Sciences (IAPPS), German Phytomedical Society (DPG), Julius Kühn Institute (JKI), Agriculture Industry Association (IVA)

XVIII. International Plant Protection Congress (IPPC) 2015 "Mission possible: food for all through appropriate plant protection"

Berlin, Germany

Conference website

! Call for Abstracts !
http://www.ippc2015.de/fileadmin/media/2015/ippc/IPPC2015_CfA_01.pdf

2015-09-07
2015-09-11

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)

14th World Forestry Congress: Forests and People: Investing in a Sustainable Future

Durban, South Africa

Conference website


                       

UNIVERSITY COURSES, SUMMER SCHOOLS AND WEBINARS

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Summer School 'NEWFOR': New technologies for a better mountain forest timber mobilisation

NEWFOR (NEW technologies for a better mountain FORest timber mobilization)

20-27 July 2014;
Rifugio Verenetta, Comune di Roana. Altopiano di Asiago; Italy

Website

6 June 2014

PhD course – Gender, Development and Environmental Governance

Department of Urban and Rural Development, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU)

8 September – 10 October 2014;
Uppsala, Sweden

Course announcement
Flyer

27 August 2014

Atelier de Formation à l'Écriture d'Article Scientifique

CIRAD, DIVECOSYS, Bois & Forêts des Tropiques

13 au 17 octobre 2014;
Cotonou, Bénin

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FELLOWSHIPS/SCHOLARSHIPS/RESEARCH FUNDING

  • Vavilov-Frankel Fellowship 2014 call re-opens: We are inviting outstanding scientists from developing countries who wish to carry out research on the conservation and use of agricultural biodiversity to submit their applications, including a 2000 word research proposal, before 28 February 2014. Call

  • International Climate Protection Fellowships: For young climate experts from developing countries interested in conducting a project in Germany and developing long-term collaborations. The fellowship allows future leaders to spend a year in Germany working on a research-based project of their own choice in the field of climate protection. Fellows are free to choose their own collaborative partners. Submit an application if you come from a non-European transition or developing country and are involved with issues relating to the scientific, engineering, legal, economic or social aspects of climate change.
    During a three-week introductory phase, you will have the opportunity to make contact with other climate protection fellows and visit companies, research institutions and cultural events in Germany. An intensive German-language course before you begin the fellowship will smooth your way into everyday life in Germany whilst a continuing education event lasting several days in the course of the fellowship will enable you to acquire not only practical knowledge of climate protection but also expertise in management. Subject to final agreement to provide funding, 20 fellowships can be granted. Deadline for application: 15 March 2014. The fellowship will begin on 1 March 2015. Details at http://www.humboldt-foundation.de/web/icf.html

  • Full scholarships for students from Africa to attend the Faculty of Forestry, University of British Columbia: either as undergraduates or to enroll in the professional Master’s programs. For the September 2014 entry, students can apply to any of the undergraduate programs. These cover Forest Resources Management, Forest Sciences, Natural Resources Conservation and Wood Products Processing. Details of these programs, and the various specializations within them, are available at http://www.forestry.ubc.ca/undergraduate/prospective/degree-programs/. These are four-year programs, and the scholarships will cover all travel, living and tuition costs. They will also cover return travel costs during the summer breaks – students are expected to return to Africa to undertake volunteer or paid work opportunities during the summers. Students can also apply for our one-year Master’s program in Sustainable Forest Management, details of which are provided at: http://cbm.forestry.ubc.ca/master-of-sustainable-forest-management-msfm-degree/.  Details of the program, together with application forms, are available at: http://internationalscholars.ubc.ca/mastercardfoundation/.

  • MSc European Forestry: The MSc European Forestry is a top class taught masters programme in the field of forest sciences. The quality of the programme was acknowledged by the European Commission in 2004 when MSc European Forestry was awarded the Erasmus Mundus status. The MSc European Forestry programme provides academic education in forestry focusing on the international dimension of sustainable forest management issues. The programme is an extra dimension to the already existing educational markets in forestry and nature management in Europe. In this programme, European forestry universities collaborate intensively to offer joint courses as well as their existing curricula, based on the knowledge and experience of forest management for which European forestry was the cradle already centuries ago. 
    The two-year 120 ECTS taught masters degree is carefully organised and students are supported throughout their studies by the MSc European Forestry secretariat with regard to practical arrangements. Our graduates are amongst the most sought after in the field by national and international employers alike.
    The MSc European Forestry is now open for late applications and warmly welcomes talented and enthusiastic students from all over the world to apply. The minimum eligibility criteria are a good command of English language and a BSc degree in forestry or a related field.
    For further information on the programme and how to apply, please visit our web pages: http://www.europeanforestry.eu or ask a question: secretariat(at)europeanforestry.eu

  • The NSERC-CREATE funded initiative TerreWEB (Terrestrial Research on Ecosystem & World-wide Education & Broadcast), at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada, has funding opportunities for Masters, PhD and post-doctoral fellows available.
    National and international Students and post-docs from diverse academic backgrounds with interest in research and communication of global change / climate change issues are encouraged to apply. Deadlines are bi-annual (May 1, and December 1st).  For further information visit http://www.terreweb.ubc.ca

Fellowship Programs

  • Abdou-Salam Ouédraogo Fellowship: Bioversity International established the Abdou-Salam Ouédraogo Fellowship for research on conservation and use of forest genetic resources in sub-Saharan Africa  to honour the memory and celebrate the work of Dr Abdou-Salam Ouédraogo. The Fellowship is awarded annually to a scientist from a university or national research institute in sub-Saharan Africa, with support from the CGIAR Research Program for Forests, Trees and Agroforestry. For more information, please visit: http://www.bioversityinternational.org/about-us/opportunities/fellowships/abdou-salam-ouedraogo-fellowship/.

  • WFI International Fellowship Program – Term: 6-12 months – Applications accepted year-round. 
    The award-winning WFI Fellowship program brings professionals in natural resources to conduct a practical research project at the World Forestry Center.  In addition to projects, Fellows participate in weekly field trips, interviews and site visits to Northwest forestry organizations, research labs, universities, public and private timberlands, trade associations, mills, and corporations.  The Fellowship is a unique opportunity to learn about sustainable forestry from the Pacific Northwest forestry sector, and to work with colleagues from around the world.  Fellowships are open to any country, including U.S. citizens. The Fellowship program offers partial scholarships through the Harry A. Merlo Foundation, but all applicants must be able to cover at least 50% of the program fee. Over 100 Fellows from 30 countries have participated to date.  Applications are accepted year-round.  For more information and how to apply, please visit:  http://wfi.worldforestry.org/index/international-fellowship.html

  • The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program: Leaders for a Global Society: The HHH Fellowship Program provides a year of professional enrichment in the United States for experienced professionals from designated countries throughout the world. Fellows are selected based on their potential for leadership and their commitment to public service in either the public or private sector. This year’s competition is in the fields of: (...) Agricultural Development/Agricultural Economics and Natural Resources, Environmental Policy and Climate Change. For details, visit: http://www.humphreyfellowship.org/

AWARDS

IUFRO Awards:

Scientific Achievement Award (SAA) – More info
Outstanding Doctoral Research Award (ODRA) – More info
IUFRO Student Award for Excellence in Forest Sciences (ISA) – More info

Furthermore, the Congress will also offer:
Best Poster Award (BPA) – More info
IUFRO World Congress Host Scientific Award – More info

Call for Nominations for Awards, IUFRO World Congress 2014, Salt Lake City, USA


Non-IUFRO Awards:

  • CPF Wangari Maathai Award: Deadline extended to 18 July 2014!! We invite you to nominate a candidate for the 2014 CPF Wangari Maathai Award. This is a unique opportunity acknowledge an inspiring individual who has improved our forests and the lives of people that depend on them. The 2014 winner will be  awarded USD20,000, and will be invited to receive their award in person on 6 October 2014, at the 24th IUFRO World Congress in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. Please complete the nomination in English, French or Spanish. Details: FlyerAnnouncementNomination Guidelines

  • European Young Urban Forester of the Year 2014: Applications are now open for the award of European Young Urban Forester of the Year.  The award is made annually at the European Forum of Urban Forestry.  The award is intended to recognise excellence by a young person in either (i) urban forestry practice and/or (ii) urban forestry research. The award is open to colleagues who are under the age of 40 on 3 June 2014. Eligible activities are those that have occurred or have impacted within one or more of the 47 member states of the Council of Europe. Applicants do not need to be European by birth or residence. Nominations need to be supported by a complete registration form and be submitted to Cecil C. Konijnendijk van den Bosch (cecil.konijnendijk(at)slu.se). The Award will be presented at the upcoming European Forum on Urban Forestry in Lausanne, Switzerland, 3-7 June 2014 (www.efuf2014.org). Closing date for applications is 30 May 2014.

  • BBVA Foundation Frontiers of Knowledge Awards: Call: The BBVA Foundation promotes scientific research of excellence. The awards honor fundamental disciplinary or supradisciplinary advances in a series of basic natural, social and technological sciences. The nominations process will conclude at the end of June. For details, please write to awards-info(at)fbbva.es or go to http://www.fbbva.es/awards. Deadline for application: 30 June 2014.

  • Marcus Wallenberg Prize: Magnus Berggren, professor of organic electronics at Linköping University, Sweden, is the winner of the 2014 Marcus Wallenberg Prize, for his ground-breaking work on electronic paper. Professor Berggren won the award for his fundamental scientific breakthrough, which has led to applications that can be industrially manufactured and that, according to the jury, open the door to a completely new market for forest products.
    Further reading at: https://www.liu.se/liu-nytt/arkiv/nyhetsarkiv/1.558250?l=en

  • Premi Ramon Margalef d'Ecologia: The call for submissions to present candidatures for the 10th Ramon Margalef Award for Ecology has been made. The candidatures must reach the Technical Secretariat of the Prize before 16 May 2014 and must be submitted by qualified representatives from universities, schools of higher learning, research centres, academies of science, or by persons who have been awarded the Prize or who have been members of the Jury of the Prize. Exceptionally, candidatures submitted by persons with an acknowledged prestige in the field of ecology will also be admitted. The candidatures must be submitted in a letter or statement of well-reasoned justification signed and dated by the presenter, accompanied by a curriculum vitae of the candidate. The candidatures should be sent to the Technical Secretariat of the Premi Ramon Margalef, Department of the Presidency of the Generalitat of Catalonia. Its content may be sent beforehand by e-mail to the Prize Secretariat at prm(at)gencat.cat. Prize: € 80,000. Deadline for application: 16 May 2014. Call for submissionswebsite

  • The Blue Planet Prize: In 1992, the year of the Earth Summit, the Asahi Glass Foundation established the Blue Planet Prize, an award presented to individuals or organizations worldwide in recognition of outstanding achievements in scientific research and its application that have helped provide solutions to global environmental problems. The Prize is offered in the hopes of encouraging efforts to bring about the healing of the Earth's fragile environment. About the PrizeThe 2013 Winners

  • The Forest Products Society presents four awards at the International Convention each year. The prestigious Fred W. Gottschalk Memorial Award honors exceptional service to the Society by an individual member. The L.J. Markwardt Wood Engineering Award encourages research and promotes knowledge of wood in the engineering field. The Wood Engineering Achievement Award recognizes excellence in the discipline of wood engineering. The Forest Products Society's Wood Award recognizes outstanding research in the field of wood and wood products conducted by graduate students. For details see http://www.forestprod.org/ic65/awards.html     

  • Mahathir Science Award: The Academy of Sciences Malaysia in its 53rd Council Meeting decided to establish the ASM Award for Scientific Excellence in Honour of Tun Dr Mahathir Award in conjunction to the Academy's 10th Anniversary Celebration. This award is to be Malaysia's most prestigious Science Award for tropical sciences and it will be bestowed on any scientists, institution or organization worldwide in recognition of contributions and innovations towards solving problems in the tropics through science and technology and to be awarded to the most deserving based on merit.

  • Prince of Asturias Awards

  • CFA Young Forester Award: the Award provides a grant and placement in order to give work experience to young foresters.    

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