Forest Certification (Long
redoak at forestmeister.com
Wed Aug 12 09:05:26 EST 1998
Tracey Greenwood wrote:
> >My biggest concern was the "world" input into local forestry issues.
> The 10 Principles & Criteria are international, but National Working
> Groups operating in a number of countries interpret them in an
> appropriate manner for the local laws and forest types and conditions.
> These groups have to present an agreed set of national or regional
> standards to be used for independent certification of forests in their
> particular countries. Sweden were the first country to have their
> Standards passed earlier this year and the UK, along with several other
> countries, will be submitting their Standards for endorsement later in
> the year.
Will the Ceritified Forests be inspected via black helicopters? <G>
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