Natural resources

Natural resources
Next: a stronger wood
May 2009
Friday, May 01, 2009

Next poplarIn the world of structural building materials, poplar trees are about as useful as toothpicks; their weak, low-density wood is quick to snap under excess weight.

 

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January '09 farming, natural resources and energy
April 2009
Wednesday, April 01, 2009
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December '08 farming, natural resources and energy indicators
March 2009
Sunday, March 01, 2009
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Next: the earthquake-proof wine rack
March 2009
Sunday, March 01, 2009
WineRack.jpgWhen the ground begins to shift and the floor turns to rubber, experts say the safest place is in a doorway or under a table.
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Wood products jobs chopped by one-sixth
March 2009
Sunday, March 01, 2009
WoodProducts.gifEmployment in Oregon’s timber industry has been declining for decades. Reasons include mechanization, competition from Canada and changes in forest management due to environmental concerns.
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