Maria Brockhaus: Research generates knowledge, sometimes even awkward

“You cannot buy independent research, but you should invest in it,” says Maria Brockhaus, the professor of international forest policy […]

Briefly: Considerable increase in forest industry investments – decrease predicted for this year

Forest industry investments in Finland increased by a fifth in 2016 compared to 2015, to slightly over EUR thousand million. […]

Winners of New Tree competition demonstrate how bioeconomy resolves global challenges

The solutions entered in the New Tree bioeconomy competition ranged from a product developed to treat urinary and prostate symptoms […]

Time travel through Finnish bioeconomy takes you from Ice Age to future

A new online application shows how strongly forests have always been part of Finland’s history and development. The Havina learning […]

Point of view: BirdLife’s Black Book of Bioenergy – a disservice to sustainable forestry

By its Black Book of Bioenergy report, BirdLife International not only fails to make use of the trust in its […]

Co-operation to make forest education more attractive – new experts for the field

In the future, more educated forest experts will be needed in Finland. The recently established Forest Education Association will bring […]

A Story for Christmas: Adventures of the Seven Carbon Brothers

The sustainable use of the vast northern forests has an enormous and positive role in the fight against climate change. […]

Co-operation to produce innovations in the northern forest

The tiny town of Kuhmo finds itself at the core of Finland’s national bioeconomy strategy. New, eco-friendly ways to upgrade […]

Finnish forest sector grows in many areas – output is largest near capital region

The output of the forest sector in monetary terms is the largest in the Uusimaa region surrounding the capital. In […]

How to build eco-friendly and local: A showpiece from Eastern Finland

A new school centre constructed in Kuhmo is the first one in Finland to be built from CLT and a […]

Endangered forest species fare better than others – some indicators suggest situation may even be improving

“Changes in the endangeredness index of forests show that the extensive measures to improve forest biodiversity in connection with forestry […]

Believe it or not – ten amazing facts about mechanized timber harvesting

There are many beliefs concerning mechanized timber harvesting – and many of them are negative. In reality, however, things are […]

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