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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Bioeconomy hype shouldn’t put biodiversity preservation at risk, experts say

By |januar 22nd, 2020|bioeconomy, biomass, CAP, coal, Electricity, European Green Deal, forests, News, Poland|

While experts claim that Poland could become key for the EU’s bioeconomy, scientists are calling for the sustainable use of forest resources in energy production. EURACTIV Poland reports.

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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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Indigenous leaders urge EU to protect forest homeland

By |november 13th, 2019|Amazon, deforestation, forests, imported deforestation, logging, News, soy|

Brazilian indigenous leaders pleaded Tuesday (12 November) with European lawmakers to protect the Amazon and the communities living there, warning that the West's insatiable appetite was risking the health of the planet.

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Bioenergy, forestry sectors jump into EU’s green finance bandwagon

By |oktober 23rd, 2019|Biofuels, biogas, biomethane, forests, News|

Bioenergies, including wood, biofuels and forest-based industries, should be recognised under the EU’s draft sustainable finance taxonomy, in line with the recently-updated renewable energy directive, an industry coalition has claimed.

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Forest protection likely to be new priority for EU Parliament

By |september 12th, 2019|agriculture industry, beef, Brazil, European Commission, European Parliament, forest fires, forests, Jair Bolsonaro, News, soya|

Large areas of forest are being cleared worldwide for the agricultural industry. Although the EU requires its contracting partners to protect the environment,  it lacks the means for enforcement. Environmentalists and the European Parliament see an urgent need for action. EURACTIV Germany reports.

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Romanian national parks and forest at risk

By |junij 27th, 2019|Biodiversity, conservation, EU 2020 Biodiversity Strategy, forests, News, Romania, Romanian Presidency|

Romania hosts the largest remains of natural and old growth forests in the whole of the EU. However, they are not on the safe side yet, writes Luc Bas.

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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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