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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

EU Parliament launches forest strategy

On October 7th, the EU Parliament launched the EU Forest Strategy from 2021 in a non-legislative resolution and thus [...]

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 [...]

German forests receive € 700 million aid from the Government

The Federal Government will offer € 700 million to deal with the damage in the German forest after two years of [...]

Germany’s forests under threat by severe drought and bark beetle infestation

Despite the rain at the beginning of May it is not sufficient to replenish the water storage in the forests [...]

First signs of bark beetle attacks in Europe, as extreme drought continues

A third consecutive year of bark beetle calamity is expected to destroy the European spruce forests. The warm winter of [...]