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International Day of Forests celebrated in Finnish schools and day care centres by sowing trees

On 21 March, the International Day of Forests, children celebrate by flexing their green thumbs. The My Tree project has […]

Wound care dressing made from nanocellulose to win Uusi Puu – New Wood 2021 Competition

The winners of the Uusi Puu – New Wood 2021 Competition were announced on April 29, 2021 at the pre-PulPaper […]

Invitation: Uusi puu – New Wood 2021 Award Ceremony and Jury Panel Discussion on April 29th, 2021

The most significant Finnish wood-based innovations of the moment participated in the Uusi puu – New Wood 2021 competition. The […]

A total of 100 years of widely known projects by the Finnish forest Association – Super Year is celebrated by carrying on the good work

Taken together, the Forest Quiz, the Schools Forest Week, the Forest Academy for Decision-Makers and the online magazine have […]

Point of view: Finnish bioeconomy − the new PISA in the U.S.

PISA didn’t only find a gem; it found a goldmine. Success at a systemic level is a far greater achievement […]

New Wood project increases decision makers’ understanding of wood-based bio and circular economy

The wood-based bio and circular economy is already here. Uusi puu – The New Wood is a communication project whose […]

Remote leadership requires a solid presence

“What time do you have meetings today?” “Who is walking the dachshund in the morning? My first meeting will begin […]

Information on our events in light of the spread of coronavirus

The Finnish Forest Association continuously assesses the situation regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) and follows the recommendations of the Finnish Institute for […]

On the footsteps of sustainable forestry: can sustainability be defined?

Is the well-being of future generations being compromised to meet the needs of the present population? This question came up […]

A Forest Academy for Europe

In the European Union, Sweden and Finland have the largest areas of forests, at 28 million hectares and 22 million […]

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