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The European timber industry’s concerns about the EUDR: a call for clarity

ProPopulus Team The European timber industries, of which the poplar chain is a major part, are increasingly concerned about the implementation of the European Union’s Regulation against Deforestation and Forest Degradation (EUDR). In a document published on 12 March, the European timber industries expressed their concerns. The document’s signatories include EOS (European Sawmill Industry Organisation),…

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The impact of the new EUDR regulation on the European forestry industry

ProPopulus team The European Union’s recent Regulation on Deforestation and Forest Degradation (EUDR) has triggered a series of significant changes in the forestry industry, with the aim of promoting the sustainability and conservation of natural resources. In this article, we analyse how these regulations affect companies in the sector and what steps they need to…

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The Marjal Granada Poplar Producers Association is preparing to enter the carbon credit market

ProPopulus Team The Marjal Granada Poplar Producers Association celebrates a significant milestone by incorporating one hundred members and over 1,400 hectares of cultivation. This association, born within the context of the European project LIFE Wood for the Future, is at the forefront of forest sustainability and innovation in the sector. Driven by the University of…

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Poplar, a sustainable answer for Europe’s forestry industry

ProPopulus Team The European forestry industry faces a pivotal moment in the wake of the new European Union Deforestation Regulation (EUDR). European forests must adapt to more sustainable practices to minimize global deforestation and degradation. Among the myriad of options, one stands out prominently: the versatile and fast-growing poplar tree. As the forestry sector seeks…

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Global timber and forestry events in 2024

ProPopulus Team In 2024, the global timber and forestry industry is set to witness a series of significant events that will bring together professionals, researchers, and enthusiasts from around the world. These events span various themes, from sustainability and innovation to market trends and the future of European forests. Professionals and enthusiasts alike will have…

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Spain’s first laminated poplar wood house will be built in Ogíjares, Granada

ProPopulus Team The assembly of Spain’s first-ever dwelling constructed with laminated poplar wood has commenced in Ogíjares, Granada. The pilot private residence, part of the LIFE Wood for Future project, integrates laminated poplar beams sourced from Vega de Granada and larch pine from the Sierra de Cazorla. Designed by the University of Granada’s spinoff, IberoLam…

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Our most popular posts in 2023

ProPopulus Team For you to enjoy over the holidays, we’re sharing a brief selection of the most popular posts in 2023 published on our blog for poplar and wood industry enthusiasts like you. 1. Why populiculture is a good investment The article highlights the increasing popularity of poplar plantations in Europe, emphasizing their unique business…

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Poplar, a solution for the packaging industry

ProPopulus Team On November 22, 2023, the European Parliament adopted its position on the Packaging and Packaging Waste Regulation (PPWR) with overwhelming support—426 votes in favor, 125 against, and 74 abstentions. This regulation, having undergone a public consultation process and various amendments, establishes ambitious measures to reduce packaging, limit specific types, and prohibit the use…

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EUDR and the European forestry industry: poplar as an efficient and sustainable alternative

ProPopulus Team With the entry into force of the new European Union Deforestation Regulation (EUDR) on June 29, 2023, the European Union (EU) took a giant step towards actively contributing to the preservation of forest masses globally. The new EUDR regulation, published on June 9 in the Official Journal of the EU, aims to minimize…

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