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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 [...]

European bark beetle crisis has far-reaching implications in the global lumber markets

   The Central European spruce bark beetle catastrophe is changing domestic industries within Europe and in many global markets [...]

Czech forest owners to receive state compensation for damaged wood

The Czech Ministry of Agriculture collected the 2019 applications for damaged wood compensation for non-state forest owners by the [...]

Bark beetles are ruining Swedish forests at a record pace

The spruce bark beetle has already done as much damage to Sweden’s forests so far this year as in [...]

Sweden: Fears of a second wave of bark beetles after dry August

The Swedish Forest Agency and the forestry have been monitoring the swarms of spruce bark beetles, and their observations show [...]

Germany deploys army in forests in the fight against the bark beetle

In the Land of Rhineland-Palatinate, the German army has been deployed to fight against bark beetles. In the neighboring [...]