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From Science to Policy

The From Science to Policy series brings together cross-boundary scientific knowledge and expertise to strengthen science-policy dialogue on a focused issue.


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Forest-based climate change mitigation and adaptation in Europe
From Science to Policy 14, 2022
Pieter Johannes Verkerk, Philippe Delacote, Elias Hurmekoski, Janni Kunttu, Robert Matthews, Raisa Mäkipää, Fredric Mosley, Lucia Perugini, Christopher P.O. Reyer, Stephanie Roe, Erik Trømborg

Forest biodiversity in Europe
From Science to Policy 13, 2022
Bart Muys, Per Angelstam, Jürgen Bauhus, Laura Bouriaud, Hervé Jactel, Hojka Kraigher, Jörg Müller, Nathalie Pettorelli, Elisabeth Pötzelsberger, Eeva Primmer, Miroslav Svoboda, Bo Jellesmark Thorsen, Koenraad Van Meerbeek

China-Europe Forest Bioeconomy: Assessment and Outlook
From Science to Policy 11, 2020
Maarit Kallio, Xiaoqian Chen, Ragnar Jonsson, Janni Kunttu, Yijing Zhang, Anne Toppinen, Jianping Zhang, Jiancheng Chen, Nike Krajnc, Ben Cashore, Bo Yu, Chen Yong, Davide Pettenella

European forest governance post-2020
From Science to Policy 10, 2020
Bernhard Wolfslehner, Helga Pülzl, Daniela Kleinschmit, Filip Aggestam, Georg Winkel, Jeroen Candel, Katarina Eckerberg, Peter Feindt, Constance McDermott, Laura Secco, Metodi Sotirov, Magdalena Lackner, Jeanne-Lazya Roux

Plantation forests in Europe: challenges and opportunities
From Science to Policy 9, 2019
Peter Freer-Smith, Bart Muys, Michele Bozzano, Lars Drössler, Niall Farrelly, Hervé Jactel, Jaana Korhonen, Gianfranco Minotta, Maria Nijnik, Christophe Orazio.

Living with bark beetles: impacts, outlook and management options
From Science to Policy 8, 2019
Tomáš Hlásny, Paal Krokene, Andrew Liebhold, Claire Montagné-Huck, Jörg Müller, Hua Qin, Kenneth Raffa, Mart-Jan Schelhaas, Rupert Seidl, Miroslav Svoboda, Heli Viiri

Substitution effects of wood-based products in climate change mitigation
From Science to Policy 7, 2018  
Pekka Leskinen, Giuseppe Cardellini, Sara González-García, Elias Hurmekoski, Roger Sathre, Jyri Seppälä, Carolyn Smyth, Tobias Stern and Pieter Johannes Verkerk

Climate-Smart Forestry: mitigation impacts in three European regions
From Science to Policy 6, 2018  
Gert-Jan Nabuurs, Pieter Johannes Verkerk, Mart-Jan Schelhaas, José Ramón González Olabarria, Antoni Trasobares and Emil Cienciala

Leading the way to a European circular bioeconomy strategy
From Science to Policy 5, 2017  
Lauri Hetemäki, Marc Hanewinkel, Bart Muys, Markku Ollikainen, Marc Palahí and Antoni Trasobares
with a foreword by Esko Aho, Cristina Narbona Ruiz, Göran Persson and Janez Potočnik

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Forest bioeconomy - a new scope for sustainability indicators
From Science to Policy 4, 2016
Bernhard Wolfslehner, Stefanie Linser, Helga Pülzl, Annemarie Bastrup-Birk, Andrea Camia, Marco Marchetti

Forest biomass, carbon neutrality and climate change mitigation
From Science to Policy 3,  2016
Göran Berndes, Bob Abt, Antti Asikainen, Annette Cowie, Virginia Dale, Gustaf Egnell, Marcus Lindner, Luisa Marelli, David Paré, Kim Pingoud and Sonia Yeh

A new role for forests and the forest sector in the EU post-2020 climate targets
From Science to Policy 2, 2015
Gert-Jan Nabuurs, Philippe Delacote, David Ellison, Marc Hanewinkel, Marcus Lindner, Martin Nesbit, Markku Ollikainen, Annalisa Savaresi

Assessment of the EU Timber Regulation and FLEGT Action Plan
From Science to Policy 1, 2015
Ragnar Jonsson, Alexandru Giurca, Mauro Masiero, Ed Pepke, Davide Pettenella, Jeffrey Prestemon and Georg Winkel


What Science Can Tell Us

The What Science Can Tell Us series is based on collective scientific expert reviews providing interdisciplinary background information on key and complex forest-related issues for policy and decision makers, citizens and society in general.

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Douglas-fir – an option for Europe
What Science Can Tell Us 9, 2018 
Heinrich Spiecker, Marcus Lindner, Johanna Schuler (editors)
This publication is based upon work from COST Action FP1403 NNEXT, supported by COST (European Cooperation in Science and Technology)

Towards a sustainable European forest-based bioeconomy – assessment and the way forward
What Science Can Tell Us 8, 2017 
Georg Winkel (editor)

Natura 2000 and forests: Assessing the state of implementation and effectiveness
What Science Can Tell Us 7, 2017 
Metodi Sotirov (editor)