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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 [...]

Czech Republic: Bark beetle infestation expected to double this year and again in 2021

   Bark beetle will attack up to 60 million cubic meters of wood this year in the Czech Republic [...]

Trump pledges to help plant 1 trillion trees

President Trump announced the United States will join a 1 trillion trees initiative launched at the World Economic Forum in [...]

Czech forest owners face losses of US$ 1.70 billion due to the bark beetle infestation

Czech forest owners face 40 billion crowns ($1.70 billion) of damage this year from an escalating spread of bark [...]

Merkel promises half a billion euros to revitalise German forests

Angela Merkel’s government has promised more than half a billion euros to revitalise the country’s crisis-hit forests [...]

Half a billion euros state aid to help Germany’s forests

The ministry of agriculture in Germany is now planning to offer 500 million euros state aid for the clearing of [...]

German forest industry aims for pact to mitigate climate damage

A comprehensive "pact for the forest" is needed to get the damage caused by drought and bark beetles under control [...]
August 29, 2019 Daily News / Market Analysis / Forestry / Europe / Global

Stora Enso finalises the restructuring of Bergvik Skog’s forests holdings

The shareholders of Bergvik Skog AB, a Swedish forest holding company, have finalised the previously announced restructuring of its ownership [...]