Despite the hickup of the severe global recession, consumer demand moves relentlessly upwards and this affects demand for wood materials. And so as the global demand for timber and timber products continues to grow the pressure on the worlds forestry is increasing. We’ve all heard of the damage being ravaged in tropical forests throughout the world but many argued that little was being done to rectify the situation. In many localities where intensive deforestation has occured, there has been little replanting or care taken to preserve the local environment. However there is light at the end of the tunnel!