Finnish MEP: ‘Political fight begins’ over Europe’s old-growth forests

By |april 17th, 2020|agroforestry, Forest action plan, forestry, News|

The forests in Europe that can be considered “old growth” – and therefore declared protected areas – depends on the definition, says Petri Sarvamaa. “And that’s where the political fight begins,” he told EURACTIV in an interview. Petri Sarvamaa is...

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Von der Leyen’s first 100 days: Are Europe’s forests – and the climate – in good hands?

By |marec 10th, 2020|agroforestry, BECCS, Biodiversity, climate neutrality, forestry, forests, negative emission technologies, net zero, News, Ursula von der Leyen|

The Green Deal promoted by European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen has the potential to strengthen European, as well as global, forests and make a significant contribution to the fight against climate change, writes Hannah Mowat.

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Time to restore our forest heritage, not plant more lonely trees

By |januar 22nd, 2020|agroforestry, forests, News, reforestation|

Donald Trump surprised environmentalists when he announced the US would join the World Economic Forum’s one trillion tree planting initiative, writes Peter Wohlleben. However such schemes can turn into disasters if they aren't implemented the right way, he warns.

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French forest industry not taking advantage of ever-growing forests

By |januar 17th, 2020|agroforestry, forests, France, News, timber, trade, wood|

The forest continues to expand in France, according to industry figures, but the industry is not making the most of it. EURACTIV France reports.

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Half a billion euros to flow into Germany’s forests

By |avgust 30th, 2019|agriculture, Agriculture ministry, agroforestry, Climate Change, german forestry council, Germany, News, reforestation|

Climate change is causing problems for Germany's forests, as large woodland areas are dying. The ministry of agriculture is now planning to unlock millions of euros in aid to help prevent new forests from dying out. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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French low-carbon label plants seeds of agricultural and forestry transition

By |april 26th, 2019|agroforestry, deforestation, émissions de gaz à effet de serre, environment, forest management, forests, France, greenhouse gas emissions, negative emission technologies, News, reforestation|

A new label aims to encourage the emergence of projects that reduce and sequester greenhouse gas emissions. EURACTIV’s partner le Journal de l’Environnement reports.

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French low-carbon label plants seeds of agricultural and forestry transition

By |april 26th, 2019|agroforestry, deforestation, émissions de gaz à effet de serre, environment, forest management, forests, France, greenhouse gas emissions, negative emission technologies, News, reforestation|

A new label aims to encourage the emergence of projects that reduce and sequester greenhouse gas emissions. EURACTIV’s partner le Journal de l’Environnement reports.

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Finnish agronomist: ‘We need climate-smart agriculture’

By |januar 28th, 2019|agroforestry, biomass, Climate Change, climate-intelligent agriculture, forest management, forests, global forum for food and agriculture, International Green Week, Liisa Pietola, MTK, News, sustainable forestry|

A lower carbon balance can be achieved by sequestering CO2 through plant growth, a notion that has a major influence on how Finland manages its forests and croplands, says Liisa Pietola. EURACTIV Germany spoke to the Finnish agronomist in an interview.

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Paper, the forgotten forest destroyer

By |januar 25th, 2019|agroforestry, deforestation, forestry, forests, News, packaging, Packaging waste, Paper, sustainable forestry|

As the world awakes to the threat posed by palm oil and soy to our forests, it’s in danger of overlooking how paper and packaging drives industrial logging, mis-shapes millions of hectares of forest landscapes and creates monoculture plantations, writes Sini Eräjää.

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Paper, the forgotten forest destroyer

By |januar 25th, 2019|agroforestry, deforestation, forestry, forests, News, packaging, Packaging waste, Paper, sustainable forestry|

As the world awakes to the threat posed by palm oil and soy to our forests, it’s in danger of overlooking how paper and packaging drives industrial logging, mis-shapes millions of hectares of forest landscapes and creates monoculture plantations, writes Sini Eräjää.

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