New study on timber trade between Europe and South-east Asia under the impact of FLEGT and certification, HERE. The article is the result of a joint cooperation between EFINORD (Copenhagen, Denmark), European Commission's JRC (Ispra, Italy) and SLU (Alnarp, Sweden).
Last week’s EFI annual conference was a great success. Every year the conference hosts a EFIMarket session, where researchers, organizations and regional EFI offices can share their ongoing research or future plans and strategies.
Head of EFINORD office, Mika Mustonen presented some of the office’s present and future forest research and collaboration initiatives for the Nordic-Baltic region.
The ash dieback has reached the United Kingdoms and many of the 80m ash trees are threatened by the fungus (Chalara fraxinea). Some trees appear to be unaffected by the fungus and now the scientists are asking the public for help. And to get help from the public a computer game has been created that analysis the genetic data on the disease.
The International Model Forest Network (IMFN) is a global community that works towards the common goal of sustainable managing forest-based landscapes through the Model Forest approach. The IMFN is comprised of all member Model Forests around the world.
A New report on private and public forest ownership in Europe has been recently published by the European Forest Institute.
This report quantifies the spatial distribution of forest ownership at the sub-national level (regional, counties, departments, districts, etc.), but also compiles several information on the existence and the availability of maps showing the spatial distribution of private and public forests in Europe.
The recently launched project: Future-Oriented Integrated Management of European Forest Landscapes (short: INTEGRAL) is a four-year collaboration project (from 01.11. 2011 to 01.11.2015) of universities and R&D institutes working on solutions for better forest management in Europe.