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Forest use helps to mitigate climate change – exactly how depends on circumstances

Canadian forest researcher Werner Kurz says that decreasing fossil emissions is essential in climate change mitigation, also as regards carbon […]

State forests generate more and more revenue – yet logging volumes have remained below plan

The income of the Finnish state forest company Metsähallitus has increased so much that its profit target for this year […]

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 […]

Clearcutting sites have grown slightly in Finland – snow damage increased use of continuous-cover felling

The average size of regeneration felling sites in family-owned forests in southern Finland is only 1.3 hectares. The figure has […]

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 […]

Wood is an increasingly common solution to the problems with plastics – forest industry also focused on design in 2018

forest.fi asked the three biggest Finnish forest industry companies what the year 2018 brought along. The common denominators of last […]

Girls in forest sector want to be allowed to be themselves – the sector is among the most male-dominated in Finland

The forest sector in Finland is facing the severest shortage of labour ever. The sector must be made more attractive […]

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 […]

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