Astonishing spectrum of new forest products includes both high tech and solutions to everyday problems

New forest bioeconomy products are launched at a great rate. Quite a number of them are also good examples of […]

Certification of timber chain of custody expanding in Finland – increasing number of small enterprises ensure use of sustainable wood

Group certification can be used to show the origin of wood, making the chain-of-custody certification easier for small companies. The […]

Ceiling for nature gift campaign was removed – close to 6,000 hectares will be protected

The 1,800-hectare ceiling in the forest protection campaign celebrating Finland’s centenary has been removed. The idea to remove the ceiling […]

Point of view: Goals of Paris climate agreement are reachable – but only if emissions decrease and sinks increase

If forest growth continued at today’s rate, it would take 23 years to increase the timber stock in Finnish forests […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Point of view: Science-based greenwashing

An article on forest carbon sinks in Science was immediately taken into marketing use by the hygiene paper producer Fourstones. […]

Children won with a weird forest creature

An innovation competition targeted to children looked for new wood-inspired things that could be part of daily life. The class […]