WHAT’S GOING ON

Here you will find our views and opinions, articles by experts and researchers, as well as information on news, events, activities and initiatives by our members.

15
Feb

Forestry events in Paris and Brussels in the coming weeks

March will be a good month for forests: before the celebration of the International Day of Forests in Geneva on March 21sth, Paris will host...

01
Feb

The wood industry has an essential role in building a circular economy

The recent World Economic Forum annual meeting in Davos was the scenario chosen by the impact organization Circle Economy to present The Circularity Gap Report...

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11
Jan

Be prepared to become part of the change

A new year has begun and as the world changes, so does ProPopulus. These are exciting times for us! We have developed a new vision for...

23
Nov

Europe needs a common regulation for populiculture

By Pedro Garnica, Chairman of ProPopulus   Sustainability is becoming a growing claim from society. Several studies show that in the future the demand for...

09
Nov

A handbook for journalists and scientists to understand each other

Developing a society based on moderation, intelligence, sharing, and healthy environments without compromising the future, requires rising awareness about how our collective and individual behavior...

15
Oct

Poplar will take Valladolid and Buenos Aires in October

October will be poplar’s month with two major symposiums taking place around the world: in Valladolid, Spain, (from October 17th to 19th) and in Buenos...

01
Oct

The wood industry has a key role to play in building a bio-economy

As awareness about climate change, ocean pollution and the need to turn towards a bio-economy rise, sustainability is becoming mainstream. But still there is a...

27
Sep

The 8th Hardwood Conference will take place in October

Organized by the University of Sopron, the BOKU University (Vienna) in conjunction with the COST FP1407 – ModWoodLife and FATE (Wood Science Association, Hungary), the...

24
Sep

Beijing hosts the 4th International Congress on Planted Forests

The 4th International Congress on Planted Forests (ICPF), which will take place In Beijing from October 23rd to 27th, aims to investigate the contribution of...

20
Sep

Buenos Aires hosts the 7th Poplar International Symposium

The Argentinian chapter of the non-profit, non-governmental international network of forest research scientists IUFRO (International Union of Forest Research Organizations) will organize the Seventh International...

13
Sep

Science, forest and human wellbeing conference in Bucharest

From September 18th to 21st Bucharest will host the Forest Science for a Sustainable Forestry and Human Wellbeing in a Changing World International Scientific Conference,...

22
Aug

Registration for UNECE workshop on green forest jobs is open

The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) and the FAO Forestry and Timber Section will host the workshop Green Forest Jobs – Exploring opportunities...

24
Jun

Welcome to our new web

We are very proud to present our new website. This new online meeting point is the first step towards boosting our activities in order to...

23
Jun

A new image for ProPopulus

By Pedro Garnica, Chairman of ProPopulus Ten years ago, ProPopulus was founded to gather growers, promoters and users of poplar with the aim of positioning...