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C-FARMs Project in Italy: Paving the way for sustainable carbon farming across Europe

ProPopulus Team In the pursuit of climate neutrality by 2050, the European Union (EU) has taken significant strides in incentivizing and regulating carbon farming practices. At the forefront of this transformative journey is the C-FARMs project, a groundbreaking initiative that aims to revolutionize carbon farming practices in agriculture and land management. The C-FARMs project stands…

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Poplar in Italy: advances and sustainable cultivation

ProPopulus Team The poplar tree, known as the “tree of the people,” has been appreciated in Italy for its rapid growth, adaptability to different environmental conditions, and valuable wood technological characteristics. Throughout the centuries, this tree has experienced ups and downs, but it was in the early 20th century that it became the subject of…

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European poplar plywood manufacturers:
Skill, know-how, adaptation

ProPopulus Team European plywood manufacturers have a significant advantage when it comes to meeting the specific requirements of their customers. The experience they have gained over the years of dealing with customers with very different requirements has given them expertise and agility.  Depending on the order, they design their plywood to meet the exact specifications…

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SFM, climate change, and the demographic challenge

ProPopulus Team Although there is a widespread opinion that defends that intervention in forests and mountains is not compatible with the preservation of biodiversity, the truth is that sustainable forest management (SFM) is essential to maintain and improve the habitats of various species and plants, as well as to fight climate change and address the…

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New opportunities for the forestry sector

ProPopulus Team Is it possible to continue innovating in the wood industry? Juan Picos, professor and researcher at the University of Vigo, is blunt: Yes, it is. Picos, who was one of the experts who participated as speakers at the Treeconomics conference, “Wood in a sustainable economy” which took place in Madrid last June, explained…

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The poplar, a pillar of the bioeconomy

ProPopulus Team Wood products are a key resource for the bioeconomy. The development of new modified wooden products represents a great opportunity to promote the bioeconomy. In addition, it boosts the substitution of non-renewable materials of fossil origin with other derivatives of wood which is a renewable, sustainable and non-polluting product.  Joris Van Acker, president…

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The forestry sector is key in promoting a sustainable economy

Treeconomics. Wood in a sustainable economy – Press Release The Treeconomics event. Wood in a sustainable economy, organized by ProPopulus and sponsored by ING Spain, brought together leading representatives of the entire forestry sector chain. The experts agreed that forests play a fundamental role in mitigating climate change and in replacing polluting materials with wood…

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ProPopulus organises the conference Treeconomics. Wood in a sustainable economy

ProPopulus Team On 22nd June, 2022, the Treeconomics Wood in a sustainable economy conference will be held in the Espacio CÓMO in Madrid (C/ Pradillo 60). This event is organized by ProPopulus and sponsored by ING and aims at giving visibility to the contribution of wood in the development of a sustainable bioeconomy and in…

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Environmental benefits of managed poplar forests and plantations

ProPopulus Team Poplar trees constitute a fundamental part of the European landscape. Historic evidence shows that native poplars in the Po Valley were heavily exploited in Roman times. Nevertheless, it wasn’t until the late 18th Century that poplar groves became proper cultivation for the extraction of timber in Europe. Today, poplar plantations in Europe are…

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Wishing you a happy, healthy and sustainable 2022

ProPopulus Team

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