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Aleurites fordii
Horhammer, 1969–1979). Description Trees up to 12 m tall and wide, bark smooth, wood soft; leaves dark green, up to 15 cm wide, heart-shaped, sometimes lobed, appearing usually ... species of Aleurites are used to produce tung-oil, usually of low quality. Aleurites cordata, Japanese wood-oil tree; A. moluccana, Candlenut or lumbang tree; A. trisperma, Soft Lumbang tree; none of ...
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Japan's Timber Trade and Forestry
Japanese wood self-sufficiency rate has consistently decreased from 86.7% to 19.2% in 1999. The Japanese forest industry has been defeated by cheap wood shipped from abroad. The cheap price, however, does not include environmental costs. During this period Japanese wood production has decreased ...
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Columbidae Conservation: helping save the world's pigeons and doves (Columbidae)
Pigeon Columba eversmanni VU Maroon Pigeon Columba thomensis VU Nilgiri Wood-pigeon Columba elphinstonii VU Sri Lanka Wood-pigeon Columba torringtoni VU Pale-capped Pigeon Columba punicea VU ... -pigeon Columba pollenii NT White-naped Pigeon Columba albinucha NT Andaman Wood-pigeon Columba palumboides NT Japanese Wood-pigeon Columba janthina NT White-crowned Pigeon Patagioenas leucocephala NT Plain ...
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WELL - Resource Centre Network for Water, Sanitation and Environmental Health
Japan: Sumida City (part of Tokyo) and several other Japanese cities are also using rainwater sources inside the city boundary to restore the regional ... and that the collected water does not become contaminated. Materials for surface tanks include metal, wood, plastic, fibreglass, brick, inter-locking blocks, compressed soil or rubble-stone blocks, ferro-cement ...
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Restoration Round-up (Do or Die)
Lewisham, a hardy cosmopolitan mix of Loquat, Chinese Quince, Asian Pear, Olive, Japanese Pepper, Tea Plant and Cork Oak, corresponding to a multicultural community. The list ... poetry, concerts, plays, tug of war, picnics, climbing, cider making, juice pressing, skill sharing, wood turning, establishing 'Mother Orchard' archives of local varieties, the painstaking detective work of ...
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The Rainwater Harvesting Community :: HarvestH2O.com
Rain chains ('Kusari doi' in Japanese) offer a highly attractive and unique alternative to traditional downspouts to harvest rainwater. ... . Alternatives covered include: fiberglass, polypropylene, below-ground polypropylene, cement, ferrocement, stone, and wood. more >> The Secret to Successful Rainwater Harvesting: Floating Filters by Doug Pushard ...
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Books from the Earth Policy Institute
Lester R. Brown —Farsi edition awarded Best Nonfiction book by the Peka Institute (Iran) —Japanese edition rated the #1 translation by Asahi Shimbun "...an instant classic." —E.O. Wilson Only ... paper comes from paper recycling mills. If the entire world were to achieve this rate, wood needed for pulp production would drop by nearly one third." In describing the transition to ...
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EcoIQ Magazine Spring 2002 Features
Here in the ... management consultant Masaaki Imai, "Kaizen strategy is the single most important concept in Japanese management - the key to Japanese competitive success." Today, Ford Motor Company is also applying the lessons of ...
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WebMuseum: Japanese Prehistory
Japanese Prehistory Japanese Prehistory Jomon and Yayoi Art The first settlers of Japan, ... their clay vessels, were nomadic hunter-gatherers. They built simple houses of wood and thatch set into shallow earthen pits to provide warmth from the ... and wheel-thrown, kiln-fired ceramics. Kofun Art: Haniwa The third stage in Japanese prehistory, the Kofun, or Tumulus, period (circa AD 250-552), represents a ...
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Five Japanese Environmental NGOs issue 'Joint NGO Recommendation on Ecologically Ethical Wood Products Procurement'
Japanese Environmental NGOs issue 'Joint NGO Recommendation on Ecologically Ethical Wood Products Procurement' Press Release February 20, 2006 Five Japanese Environmental NGOs issue 'Joint NGO Recommendation on Ecologically Ethical Wood ... established procurement policies to ensure legality and sustainability of procured products. The Japanese Government also plans to revise a basic policy of the Law ...
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