Commercially American tulipwood is one of the most prolific hardwood species from the U.S. hardwood forests and is unique to North America, having been eliminated in Europe by the last ice age.
OTHER COMMON NAMES
yellow poplar, tulip poplar, canary whitewood; not to be confused with European or Chinese poplar
Sri Lanka will ban imports of chainsaws and shut timber mills within five years to protect forests, President Maithripala Sirisenaâs office said Friday. President Maithripala Sirisena said the measures are aimed at raising Sri Lankaâs forest cover to 32 percent within a decade from 28 percent now.
While IKEAâs project with Olafur Eliasson aims to bring sustainable energy to those in areas without access to power, the Swedish furniture giant is turning its head to address other issues â developing robotic, multi-functional furniture systems for small space living.