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Mediterranean wood products represent a renewable resource that can be constantly used and replenished, making it a key component of the bioeconomy concept. Innovations in timber processing and use are driving new sustainable applications for this traditional resource.

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Circular bioeconomy: Untapped business potential for a sustainable future

Our current economic system relies on a linear use of resources – that we can continue extracting more and more raw materials...
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Bioregions bring forests to the heart of the Wood Industry Summit

LIGNA’s Wood Industry Summit will firmly place wood and forests as integral parts of the circular bioeconomy in a high-level, international event....
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Wood construction to accelerate the energy transition in the EU

Recently, the European Commission’s Scientific Advice Mechanism published two major documents on a systematic approach to the energy transition in Europe in...
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A future built in wood

Forest Europe launched the fourth video in their series on the state of Europe’s forests. This video focuses on how wood is increasingly...
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The future will be made of wood: Why we’ll use it for cars, houses,...

Translated from original article in La Vanguardia. "If the 19th century was the era of steel and the 20th...
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Wood sector alliance for the New European Bauhaus

The European wood-based sector launched the wood sector alliance for the New European Bauhaus (Wood4Bauhaus.eu) to establish an open platform of stakeholders....
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Woodworking Industries present joint position on EU Forest Strategy

CEI-Bois, the European Confederation of the Woodworking Industries, and EOS, the European Organisation of the Sawmill Industry have issued on the 16...
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How can the transition to the bioeconomy improve the social sustainability of forest workers?

A survey launched by Julia Virgolino from University College Dublin in partnership with Universidade Federal da Paraiba (Brazil) aims on building an...
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Energy and material substitution of wood products for climate change mitigation

The article "Climate mitigation by energy and material substitution of wood products has an expiry date" was recently published in the Journal...

Woodrise 2022 conference on contemporary sustainable construction

Woodrise 2022 will bring distinguished international experts in multistory timber construction to the Slovenian coast, presenting architectural and engineering achievements from the...

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Wild forest products can help propel green growth in Europe

Wild forest products such as cork, natural resins, mushrooms, medicinal plants, nuts and berries have huge potential to contribute to green growth...

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