Publications

Response to the Draft Newfoundland and Labrador Sustainable Forest Management Strategy

Publication Date: 
June 2, 2003
The “Response to the Draft Newfoundland and Labrador Sustainable Forest Management Strategy” is a collaborative effort of several ENGOs, an aboriginal group, and concerned individuals from Newfoundland and Labrador. It presents comments, omissions, and recommendations to the Newfoundland and Labrador Sustainable Forest Management Strategy: Draft (SFMS) that was release for a 60-day public consideration process on June 2, 2003.

Forests, Climate Change and Carbon Reservoirs

Publication Date: 
September 8, 2003
A Sierra Club of Canada Discussion Paper — September 2003
FULL REPORT

Forests affect and are affected by climate change in numerous ways. The impacts of climate change on forests and forest health can be expected to be significant, and in some regions severe. Large undisturbed forests will be of increasing importance as refuges and migration routes for species forced into new regions with more suitable climate.

Forests, Climate Change and Carbon Reservoirs focuses on the potential role of forests in mitigating climate change through enhanced storage of carbon.

Report of the Main Advisory Group to Sierra Club of Canada and Corner Brook Pulp and Paper Company

Publication Date: 
September 8, 2003
Recommendations in a recently released industry-SCC report represent a significant step forward towards resolving conflicts between logging and wilderness preservation in a watershed of about 1,000 km2 on the Great Northern Peninsula of Newfoundland. This is an area of old-growth boreal forest that is ecologically significant, important for wilderness recreation and a source of fiber for Corner Brook Pulp and Paper’s newsprint mill in nearby Corner Brook