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
Must-Attend Event: Symposium on Systems Analysis in Forest Resources 2019
I would like to strongly recommend the 18th Symposium on Systems Analysis in Forest Resources (SSAFR) that will be held in Puerto Varas, Chile on March 3-7, 2019. I attended the SSAFR in 2015 in Uppsala (Sweden) andContinue reading
What do foresters owe to Bill Clinton?
It is the 21st century, the technology is developing very rapidly, sometimes it is even difficult to keep up with. Innovative solutions are constantly emerging on the forestry market. Fieldwork is completely different from whatContinue reading
The bioeconomy concept will be alive in some form and shape in the years to come – interview with professor Jacek Siry
During 2017 Bioeconomy Investment Summit, I had a pleasure to meet and interview professor Jacek Siry from University of Georgia (UGA) Harley Langdale, Jr. Center for Forest Business. We talked about renewable energy in U.S.Continue reading
Will robots take foresters’ jobs?
Up to 800 million global workers will lose their jobs by 2030 and be replaced by robotic automation, a new report from a consultancy has found. The study of 46 countries and 800 occupations by theContinue reading
Don’t Wait! Only One Month Left to Pre-Register for IFBC2018!
Pre-registration closes in just one month for the unprecedented 2018 International Forest Business Conference (IFBC), so now’s the time to secure your spot before discounts end on January 1st 2018! Only 40 pre-registration places still left!
How to encourage young people to study forestry?
On 6th November, the Minister of Agriculture and Food in Norway distributed 400 000 Norwegian krone (1 NOK = 0.12 USD) to 8 forestry students in Norway. The Master thesis of Ida Aarø has been selectedContinue reading
The best oportunity in front of our eyes
Spain and the others Mediterranean countries have a huge forestry potential. In Spain exist more than 18 million of hectares of scrub. A forgotten resource that the Life+ Project EnerbioScrub has studied for revalue destining toContinue reading
Monitoring wildfires with spatial technology has limitations
The shortcomings of wildfire spread modeling systems and the widespread use of their outcomes in fire management decisions render the evaluation of fire simulation results crucial for model calibration and improvement. This study proposes anContinue reading
Modeling fire size of wildfires
The extent of fires, their periodicity and their impact on terrestrial communities is always a concern. Wildfires play an important role in shaping landscapes and as a source of CO2 and particulate matter. Modeling theContinue reading