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Preparations for the next Forest Academy for EU Decision Makers in Sweden are well underway

The second pilot Forest Academy for EU Decision Makers will take place in Stockholm county, Sweden, from May 18th until […]

forest.fi has had a makeover – this online magazine delivers stimulating and informative articles shining a light on all parts of the forest sector

The Finnish forest sector’s joint online magazine forest.fi will be published on its own website in the future. After the […]

Kirsi Joensuu is the new Managing Director of the Finnish Forest Association

The newly appointed Managing Director of the Finnish Forest Association Kirsi Joensuu is known for promoting innovative wood construction. She […]

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 […]

Forest Academy for EU Decision Makers 2018 on video: sharing insights on the possibilities of forests

The first Forest Academy for EU Decision Makers took place in November 2018. The event, targeted at decision makers in […]

Point of view: From stovepipes to sustainability

To reach sustainability, we should consider what kind of world we actually want. Policies that are designed to control progress […]

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 […]

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