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PEFC General Assembly in Finland – a first for a Nordic country

In connection with the assembly a series of events will be organised during the week of 13 to 17 November […]

VTT makes progress with testing recycled fibres – novel wood-based textiles are one step closer

The first fibres made of recycled cotton have been produced at the pilot factory of VTT Technical Research Centre of […]

Hundreds of euros per one kilo of wood – a wealth of products can be extracted from stumps

Spruce bark, stump and roots close to the stump contain substantial amounts of bioactive compounds which could be used to […]

Point of view: LULUCF – nightmare for sustainable forestry

The forest states in the European Union are finding it increasingly difficult to grasp why the EU is setting out […]

Forest industry to increase decayed wood systematically: for example, tens of thousands of new snags have been created

The decayed wood programme of the forest industry focuses on communication and training. Each company implements the programme in its […]

More finances for forest protection in Finland

Immediately after this article was published, the Ministry of the Environment published a press relese informing that the increase in […]

3D simulation allows you to visit present and future forests from the comfort of your home

A 3D simulation modelling forests has been developed in the Joensuu Science Park. The state forest company Metsähallitus needed a […]

Finland’s largest bioproduct mill has started its operation

The largest forest industry investment ever in Finland, and perhaps in the whole Europe, has started its operation in Äänekoski, […]

Sweden celebrates Finland’s centennial with grants for forest research

As part of Sweden’s gift to honour Finland’s centennial, a research grant totalling EUR 2,7 million will be opened for […]

Present for Finland: Close to 600 hectares of forest protected so far

Finns appear to be reaching the target set for gifts of protected forests to honour the country’s centennial. At the […]

Wow! This road show is chock full of great bioeconomy innovations

The Finnish Forest Sector’s present to centenarian Finland is brilliant: a science centre exhibition mounted on a lorry to tour […]

Point of view: Sustainability indicators for nature use must be developed

The urban see them through the window of a plane. The brave dare to wander beyond the asphalt and embrace […]

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