Modelling the dynamics of Mediterranean forests at large scales is a challenge. But scientists are setting up simulation models to help us better understand future directions of these ecosystems and how to better manage them.Continue reading
What Do We Know About Global Forest Investments and Their Returns?
In this short article, I discuss the main characteristics of global forest investments together with their expected returns. The article is based on a recently published paper by Professor Frederick Cubbage (College of Natural Resources atContinue reading
Are ash trees doomed?
Ash trees have been part of North American and European forest landscapes for millennia. Yet, they are now under threats because of invasive pests and pathogens such as the ash dieback in Europe and theContinue reading
Is it worth to invest in forestland in Croatia?
Recently a group of forest and economic researchers analyzed investment potentials of almost all private forests at national level in the Republic of Croatia. The financial analyses showed which forest types have positive investment potentialContinue reading
Professional Insight: What do we know about global roundwood markets? – an interview with Robert W. Hagler of New Forests
This time Robert W. Hagler (formerly of ForestEdge, now with New Forests) – the co-author of recently published scientific article on cointegration analysis of international roundwood prices shares the main findings of his research alongContinue reading
Our forest blog statistics 2019
As every year, we would like to share the main statistics from our forest blog for 2019. Shortly speaking, it was a very successful year with respect to the number of visitors, views and inspiringContinue reading
Giant tree hunting and old-growth forest conservation in Vancouver Island
Temperate rainforests are magical ecosystems. In them trees grow tall, big, massive. It is not a coincidence that the tallest trees found on Earth are found in temperate rainforests, from the Coast Redwoods in California,Continue reading
Join New Forests for the Sustainability Reporting webinars on 14-15 May 2019.
New Forests launches the 2018 Sustainability Report. Join to hear from CEO David Brand on the evolution of the forestry asset class as “natural infrastructure,” providing the goods and ecosystem services we need for aContinue reading
Forest Monitor Stats – 2018
At the end of the year and the beginning of the new one, I have a great pleasure to share our blog statistics with you. The year 2018 was simply awsome for the Forest MonitorContinue reading
Forest power in Spain… and in Europe
Galicia cuts in a week more than in a whole year Canarias, Madrid and Murcia regions together. It achieves this despite the fact that 87% comes from smallholder plots. 47% of the total production inContinue reading