If you remember my last post about interesting course about Innovation Systems in the Bioeconomy, then you should be aware that registration is already opened. Don’t hesitate and sign up, in order to acquire practicalContinue reading
Month: January 2017
Almond shell vs. Wood pellet
Since many years, there were tries to value a subproduct of almond industry, which constitutes 75% of total almond biomass volume. Crashed and filtered almond shells, that we talk in this post about, surprisingly have similarContinue reading
Postdoctoral Research Position in Ecology
Do you like ecology? Would you like to study climate change impacts in the Arctic? The Faculty of Environmental Sciences and Natural Resource Management (MINA) at the Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) has aContinue reading
Does the utilization of woody biomass support a rural development?
Economists at Oregon State University (USA) explored whether the utilization of residual forest biomass may be a source of jobs in the near future. The results were quite surprising.
Fungi as drivers of forest diversity
Did you know that fungi are not simply passengers, but drivers of plant diversity? Recently published studies, by researchers from Canada and USA identified the real king of the forest – fungus.
‘Green deserts’ or functional forests?
Natural forests support life in complex ways. Forest ecosystems are habitats for animals and humans, they regulate air quality, temperature and carbon cycling, protect soils and water quality, help mitigate climate change, and much more.
PhD scholar on REDD+ drivers, reference levels and incentives at CIFOR
The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) is looking for PhD scholar on REDD+ drivers, reference levels and incentives.
Low prices for wood
The European Sawlog Price Index reached its lowest level in six years in the 3Q/16 because of lower lumber demand and reduced prices in both domestic and export markets, reports the Wood Resource Quarterly DecliningContinue reading
Biorefinery investment for one-billion-euro in Estonia
Estonian investors plan to build a €1 billion biorefinery. If this plan is completed, it will be the most modern biorefinery in Europe, and the largest ever industry investment in Estonia.
Ence has acquired the controlling share in two Spanish biomass power plants
Energía y Celulosa (Ence) purchased recently the controlling share in two Spanish biomass power plants: Endesa’s Enemasa facility in Ciudad Real, and a Enel’s La Loma plant in Jaen.