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CEPI -15 hours ago

Enhancing the EU forest policy framework through a stronger EU forest strategy post 2020

Cepi position on the new EU Forest Strategy post-2020                                                            European forests and the forest-based sector provide multiple solutions that contribute to Europe’s part in keeping global warming below 1.5 degrees by strengthening its role in the circular bioeconomy. The Confederation of Euro...

Springer -1 week ago

Variation in forest landowners’ management preferences reduces timber supply from Finnish forests

Abstract Key message Forest owners who maximize profitability with a low discount rate or whose management goals are related to conservation and recreation, rarely sell timber. These owners make it difficult to achieve the high harvesting targets of the growing ...

EUFORGEN -2 weeks ago

Trees come to life

Some of us are already admiring blossoms and tiny fresh leaves. Others are waiting expectantly. For all, trees returning to life signals the onset of spring. But how do they do it? Kjersti Bakkebø Fjellstad, from The Norwegian Institute of Bioeconomy Research (NIBIO), explains....

Forest Sweden -4 weeks ago

Open call for networks

Nordic Forest Research (SNS) and the Forest Bioeconomy Network hereby announce a joint research network call. The aim of the call is to promote collaboration and strengthen forest research related to bioeconomy in the Nordic region by networking activities. Deadline for application submission is June 1st, 2020 at 24:00 CET. / SNS...

IUFRO -1 month ago

IUFRO RG 5.10.00 Conference "Pathways of forest bioeconomy – past, present and future"

From 2020-05-10 to 2020-05-12, Asikkala, Finland, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: 5.10.00...

IUFRO -1 month ago

IUFRO RG 5.10.00 Conference "Pathways of forest bioeconomy – past, present and future" - POSTPONED DUE TO CORONA VIRUS OUTBREAK - NEW DATE AT THE LEFT!

From 2020-09-27 to 2020-09-29, Asikkala, Finland, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: 5.10.00...

IUFRO -1 month ago

POSTPONED DUE TO CORONA VIRUS OUTBREAK - NEW DATE AT THE LEFT! IUFRO RG 5.10.00 Conference "Pathways of forest bioeconomy – past, present and future"

From 2020-09-27 to 2020-09-29, Asikkala, Finland, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: 5.10.00...

timberbiz -1 month ago

World first commercial biomethanol plant does pilot run

Södra has built the world’s first plant for commercial biomethanol, a sustainable fuel from forest biomass, at Södra’s pulp mill in Mönsterås. Over the next few days, a first pilot delivery will go to Emmelev A/S, a customer that will be using biomethanol in its biodiesel production. Source: Timberbiz Södra decided to invest in a biomethanol production facility in 2017. This initiative...

Elsevier -2 months ago

A systemic evaluation framework for a multi-actor, forest-based bioeconomy governance process: The German Charter for Wood 2.0 as a case study

Publication date: April 2020Source: Forest Policy and Economics, Volume 113Author(s): Alexandra Purkus, Jan LüdtkeAbstractSustainable forestry and wood utilisation can play an important role in strengthening a renewable resource-based bioeconomy. Governing associated structural change processes is a complex task; it involves handling multiple demands on forests in a changing climate and the creat...

timberbiz -2 months ago

LIGNA 2021 to focus on woodworking, building processes and materials

The organizers of LIGNA have announced the focus topics for next year’s event which will be running from 10 to 14 May 2021 and will focus on the digital transformation of the woodworking industry, prefabrication processes in timber construction and the bioeconomy. Source: Timberbiz These three focus topics will be reflected at individual tradeshow stands as well as throughout the various for...

timberbiz -2 months ago

Sodra’s summer jobs

Applications opened for 250 summer jobs at Södra in 2020 for anyone over the age of 18. Each year, Södra offers summer jobs throughout its operations in pulp mills, sawmills and in the forests. Both Sodra and Metsa open their doors annually to an intake for northern summer employees. Source: Timberbiz According to Sodra, summer jobs contribute to a more sustainable society. “Summer employees...

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