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Germany to limit spruce logging

The German Federal Council accepted the Forest Damage Compensation Act on March 26th. Because the large amounts of damaged wood [...]

Climatic factors may lead to a significant reduction in bark beetle damage in Europe

If there is no large-scale drought in 2021, it will effectively reduce forest damage caused by bark beetles in [...]

Austrian wood industry under the impact of corona crisis, calamities and record low prices

The Austrian wood industry has been severely impacted by the climate and corona crisis in 2020 which created difficult market [...]

Fire, drought, bark beetles ravage German forests

The condition of German forests has deteriorated to record levels due to fire, drought and a bark beetle infestation, the [...]

Czech Republic: Bark beetle damage reaches record 40 million m3

The damage caused by the low purchase price of bark beetle wood in the Czech Republic and the premature harvesting [...]

Sweden: Bark beetle infestation at a new record level in 2020

In total, about eight million cubic meters of spruce forest have been damaged in Sweden, despite the fact that the [...]

Bark-beetle damaged volume in Europe expected to be similar as in 2019

Damaged volume due to the beetle infestation exceeded 50 million m3 in 2018. The epidemic worsened in 2019, with damaged [...]

European bark beetle logs fill China’s wood hunger

   The world wood market has become very chaotic due to the outbreak of the coronavirus which seriously impacted [...]

Södra sees a 25% increase in spruce bark beetle damage

   A late summer swarming caused a widespread spruce bark beetle outbreak and Södra now sees a significant [...]

France: Estimates see a doubling in bark beetle wood volume in 2021

   The bark beetle crisis has affected spruce forests in the north-eastern quarter of France since the summer [...]