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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: Sweden’s gift for centenarian Finland – common forest research

Sweden has decided to grant the centenarian Finland a joint research project called Tandem Forest Values. “It is a starting […]

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 […]

Open knowledge and new legislation to boost circular economy – wood ash as an active substance for fertilization and forestry road renovations

To manage the leap from fossil to circular economy, even the sidestreams of the forest industry must be used more […]

Hundreds of thousands of snags created for species depending on decayed wood

With growing volumes of logging, the conservation of biodiversity will be an increasingly important part of forestry. Standing dead or […]

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 […]

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 […]

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