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Share of endangered species of forest species remains the same – tens of species have benefited from forest nature management

Forest nature management efforts have not been in vain, as is shown by a fresh assessment of endangered species in […]

Finland’s national forest strategy highlights climate-sustainable forestry – EU plans yet another set of criteria for sustainable forestry

The brand-new update of Finland’s national forest strategy up to 2025 introduces new goals, including climate-sustainable forestry; new, wood-based products […]

Point of view: Finnish political parties play climate bingo with years – party programmes contain unexpected standpoints on forestry issues

In their programmes, Finnish political parties take a positive stand on promoting forest bioeconomy. Political debate may bring clarity to […]

Human rights for nature?

Whilst the basic rights of many people are still waiting to be recognized, a next step seems to expand the […]

EU Vice President Jyrki Katainen stresses the importance of bioeconomy and circular economy at the Forest Academy opening ceremony

Jyrki Katainen, Vice-President of the European Commission for Jobs, Growth, Investment and Competitiveness, brought the Commission’s greetings to the Forest […]

Forest Academy for EU Decision Makers builds dialogue on forests between EU institutions

Finland and Sweden have started a joint initiative consisting of two consecutive events for EU decision makers: the first one […]

Finland’s largest bioproduct mill has started its operation

The largest forest industry investment ever in Finland, and perhaps in the whole Europe, has started its operation in Äänekoski, […]

Helsinki’s Central Park is really central forest

Helsinki’s Central Park is such a happy combination of recreational and nature values that it is enjoyed by joggers, bikers […]

Publisher considers the sensory attributes of paper

The person choosing a printing paper thinks of how the paper could enhance the magazine’s brand. Paper makers want to […]

”Continuous-cover silviculture suits self-reliant forest owner”

Heikki Kaitila carries on the continuous-cover silviculture started in the family forest by his father. He thinks the method rewards […]

Forest research is feared to disappear into new natural resources research centre

Professor, Mr. Risto Seppälä proposes a new council for forest research, which would comprise all forest research institutions in Finland. […]

Lightness of sparse forest is sought on forest pastures

An old cultural landscape had been reclaimed by forest. Well thought-out fellings and grazing help bring back the openness and […]

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