Keeping forestland forested

While the basics of papermaking process has changed very little over the centuries, woodfibre only became the main raw material for mass paper production in the mid-19th century. The key advantage of using woodfibre is that it is a natural renewable resource.
On the scent of natural solutions
The wood-boring Cossid Moth (Coryphodema tristis) has a broad range of native tree hosts in South Africa.
Weathering climate change
Sappi Forests owns and leases 390,000 hectares of plantations in South Africa which are under increasing threat from pests and diseases, as well as climate change.
Negative statements about paper and printing are everywhere. You see them on the bottom of emails, websites and billing statements. Just remember, often times these messages are more fiction than fact. Read on to discover eight truths about forests and paper.
We practise and promote sustainable forestry to ensure that forestland stays forested for generations to come. 
Great leaders in forestry are not born. They are coached. With our Mentorship Programme in North America, senior foresters seed the next generation of Sappi leaders to work at the vanguard of sustainable forestry.
We practise and promote sustainable forestry to ensure that forestland stays forested for generations to come. 
A flourishing forest provides a great many things–clean air, drinkable water, recreational opportunities, animal habitat, beautiful scenery, cool shade and, yes, paper and wood products.
At Sappi, we act as stewards of forestlands together with our suppliers. Our policies and practices aim to ensure that forests are expertly tended, harvested, and most importantly regenerated for healthy regrowth.
At Sappi, we believe that the right approach when managing timber is to integrate forest management–especially timber harvesting–into the local culture by sharing information and collaborating with local communities and the public, as showcased in these three coastal Maine harvests.

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