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Finnish Climate Change Panel: Using forests also produces climate benefits

Finnish researches want to bring clarity to the heated debate on the climate effects of the use of forests. The […]

Bio Era tour is a present from Finnish forest sector to young people in Finland

The Bio Era event tour, organised to celebrate Finland’s centennial year, is a review of the future of Finnish bioeconomy […]

Offsetting environmental losses may be possible in the future – but rules are needed for the market

The Finnish Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry is finalising a preliminary study on how losses in environmental values resulting from […]

Wood-based textiles are being developed in several Finnish projects ‒ huge market potential is in sight

If the annual increment of Finnish forests was transformed into textiles with the technologies under development, the production would only […]

From forest to kitchen: the surprising number of certificates for wood

The origin of the product, traceability and environmental values are important for consumers when it comes to food. Similarly, products […]

”Export of Finnish forest know-how should focus on the small and beautiful”

”We want to increase well-being with the help of forest use,” said Dr., Mrs. Siti Nurbaya, Minister of the Environment […]

Customer orientation to boost wood construction

Wooden structures and even skyscrapers are spreading all over the world and Finland, too, wants to be involved in the […]

Point of view: The Nordic forests – our trump card for climate work

Finland and Sweden should set a common strategic goal: to further increase forest growth, so that both timber stocks and […]

Metsähallitus beats the State of Finland in promoting forest biodiversity and Sámi culture

Finland’s state forest enterprise Metsähallitus used EUR 56 million to promote forest biodiversity, recreational use of forests, reindeer herding and […]

Briefly: More funding on Metso programme

The Government of Finland has decided to increase the finances of the voluntary action programme for forest protection, the Metso […]

Loss of ”great northern forest” smallest in Finland, says Greenpeace

The country that fares worst in the estimate is Russia: according to Greenpeace, it is responsible for half of the […]

Willow to become a climate pioneer – biochar for soil improvement, composting and industrial filtration

What would you think about a flowerbed consisting only of crushed stone and biochar? The City of Stockholm, the capital […]

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