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timberbiz -6 days ago

New book shows how EU can reduce emissions

The European Confederation of Woodworking Industries (CEI Bois) is calling on politicians to put wood at the centre of plans to reduce emissions and achieve zero carbon targets. CEI Bois has released a new publication, Wood: Building the Bioeconomy, which shows how the EU can reduce emissions by using low carbon, renewable, biological alternatives such as timber over high carbon materials suc...

Elsevier -7 days ago

Strategic decisions on knowledge development and diffusion at pilot and demonstration projects: An empirical mapping of actors, projects and strategies in the case of circular forest bioeconomy

Publication date: Available online 5 November 2019Source: Forest Policy and EconomicsAuthor(s): Barbara Hedeler, Miriam Lettner, Tobias Stern, Peter Schwarzbauer, Franziska HesserAbstractThe knowledge developed at pilot and demonstration projects (PDPs) plays an essential role for emerging biorefinery technologies. This research addresses the unexplored role of actor strategies in the construction...

Elsevier -2 weeks ago

Forest-based circular bioeconomy: matching sustainability challenges and novel business opportunities?

Publication date: Available online 31 October 2019Source: Forest Policy and EconomicsAuthor(s): A. Toppinen, D. D’Amato, T. Stern...

CBD -2 weeks ago

Italian forum calls for biodiversity to fight climate change

Boosting biodiversity and improving sustainable forest management were two crucial steps to fight climate change in the long term, Italy's second National Forum on Bioeconomy of Forests urged on Thursday....

EFI -2 weeks ago

The Future of Plantation Forests in Europe

- What are the benefits and impacts of planted forests? - Can planting trees tackle the climate crisis? - What issues currently face European plantation forests? These questions will be discussed in the next ThinkForest seminar on 17 December in Brussels. ThinkForest is a high-level science-policy forum which brings together policymakers, the scientific community and stakeholders to build bri...

ITTO -1 month ago

Legal, sustainable forest value chains are important response to global challenges, say experts at IUFRO World Congress

Forest value chains can contribute to many of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including by creating jobs, empowering women and helping mitigate climate change, according to experts speaking at an ITTO technical session on 1 October 2019 during the XXV IUFRO World Congress in Curitiba, Brazil. Speakers at the technical session, Global green supply chains as a driver for sustainable fore...

ITTO -1 month ago

Legal, sustainable value chains important for SDGs, say experts at IUFRO World Congress at IUFRO World Congress

Forest value chains can contribute to many of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including by creating jobs, empowering women and helping mitigate climate change, according to experts speaking at an ITTO technical session on 1 October 2019 during the XXV IUFRO World Congress in Curitiba, Brazil. Speakers at the technical session, Global green supply chains as a driver for sustainable fore...

CBD -1 month ago

The Amazon Bioeconomy: Exploiting The Rainforest To Save It

The best way to preserve the planet's largest tropical rainforest is to intervene in a responsible and proportionate way, which also means giving it economic significance and value alongside its ecological relevance. Beyond avoiding deforestation, this would create social value for the Amazon by including local communities in new, sustainable production chains that boost development....

USFS -2 months ago

Mechanism for diffusion through secondary cell walls in lignocellulosic biomass

The future bioeconomy depends on the increased utilization of renewable lignocellulosic resources from trees and other bioenergy crops. However, considering that the diffusion of ions, chemicals, and enzymes into secondary cell walls is critical to effectively utilize lignocellulosic biomass, the unidentified mechanisms underpinning this diffusion have hindered progress. Here, nanomechanical spect...

Forest Sweden -2 months ago

Barents Forest Forum 2019

The Barents region in a biobased future Welcome to a conference on the multiple-functions the forest plays in a future bioeconomy. / SLU...

timberbiz -2 months ago

Stora Enso establishes a Forest division

Stora Enso is hosting its Forest and Wood Products Day for investors in Stockholm with a focus on its recently acquired Swedish forest assets and the establishment of a new Forest division. Source: Timberbiz Stora Enso will establish a Forest division and start reporting it separately at the beginning of 2020. The new Forest division will include Stora Enso’s Swedish forest assets (including the...

timberbiz -2 months ago

Stora Enso establishes a forest division

Stora Enso is hosting its Forest and Wood Products Day for investors in Stockholm with a focus on its recently acquired Swedish forest assets and the establishment of a new Forest division. Source: Timberbiz Stora Enso will establish a Forest division and start reporting it separately at the beginning of 2020. The new Forest division will include Stora Enso’s Swedish forest assets (including the...

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