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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: Finnish innovations hit top spot on the International Day of Forests

Finnish know how and modern innovations were presented at the high level launch of the International Day of Forests celebrations. […]

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 […]

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. […]

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