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The region of North Karelia, Finland, has a strong forest-based bioeconomy sector. This report describes the region’s opportunities for increasing co-operation in forest-based bioeconomy with China
Bioeconomy
Non-wood forest products
Research
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The European Union Forest Law Enforcement, Governance and Trade (FLEGT) Voluntary Partnership Agreements (VPA) is an important international forest governance initiative, yet various implementation
FLEGT
Governance
Research
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Forests play a key role in a bio-based economy by providing renewable materials, mitigating climate change, and accommodating biodiversity. However, forests experience massive increases in stresses in
Biodiversity
Climate change
Ecosystem services
Governance
Research
Resilience
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Heatwaves exert disproportionately strong and sometimes irreversible impacts on forest ecosystems. These impacts remain poorly understood at the tree and species level and across large spatial scales
Research
Resilience
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In summary, there are great opportunities to better use wood as a non-fossil fuel-based raw materials and tackle climate change, as well as to achieve Sustainable Development Goals. However, there is
Bioeconomy
Climate change
Network
Research
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Conifer breeding programmes are increasingly selecting for wood quality in addition to growth so to ensure a sufficient flow of high-quality fibre from future forest plantations. As wood density is
Bioeconomy
Forest genetics
Planted forests
Research
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Herbivores modify the structure and function of tundra ecosystems. Understanding their impacts is necessary to assess the responses of these ecosystems to ongoing environmental changes. However, the
Agroforestry
Bioeconomy
Research
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General Context: Climate change can positively or negatively affect abiotic and biotic drivers of tree mortality. Process-based models integrating these climatic effects are only seldom used at
Bioeconomy
Climate change
Forest genetics
Forest management
Research
Resilience
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Much uncertainty persists about how the coronavirus (COVID-19) and its derived crisis effects will impact both the economy and forests. Here we conceptualize a recursive model where an initial COVID
Research
Resilience