December 16, 2022

How to care for your real Christmas tree this holiday season

The scent of pine resin, the beautiful gleam of twinkling lights against the dark green needles… the beauty of a real tree is a wonderful Christmas […]
November 28, 2022

The forest mosaic of Portugal

One of the key characteristics of the Portuguese forest is its diversity. The known European data on land use and land cover type strengthen this idea, […]
November 18, 2022

Forest protection certifications

Paper is a product of natural origin, biodegradable and recyclable, and an ecological alternative to plastic. But not all the paper is the same. The paper […]
November 8, 2022

The oldest tree in Europe & how it can help in climate change

In 2018, researchers discovered a craggy pine tree growing high in the mountains of Pollino National Park in Southern Italy. Using a combination of techniques they […]
September 28, 2022

Fantastic Fall: Six places to see autumnal color at its best

As the air turns crisp and cold and the trees begin one last push to beauty before their leaves fall, it’s the perfect time to enjoy […]
September 8, 2022

The intricacies of forest and their hidden value

Imagine being able to pinpoint with millimeter-level accuracy what is happening in the forest. What species inhabit a particular area, and what weather conditions they experience […]
August 29, 2022
Den building

Forest activities: How to build the perfect den

When was the last time you went deep into the forest and built a den? As the summer vacation season approaches, we’re all looking for ways […]
August 17, 2022
oldest tree in the world

Could this be the oldest tree in the world?

Older than the pyramids, the longest living things on earth are thought to be trees. For many years, scientists have believed California to be home to […]
June 22, 2022
Sustainable magazines

Are printed magazines a sustainable branding choice?

Printed magazines are fantastic branding tools. Consumers love the high-quality, tactile experience that stands apart from the ephemeral nature of digital media. But can they be […]
May 17, 2022
Doughnut economy

What is the doughnut economy?

It has inspired and been referenced by a diverse selection of scholars, protest movements and international organizations – but what exactly is the doughnut economy? And […]
April 22, 2022
Ban on single use plastics

Update on the EU’s plastic ban

The ban on single use plastics came into effect on July 3, 2021, across all EU member states and the EU continues to lead the agenda […]
March 21, 2022
Bolsonaro's dangerous climate denier

Jair Bolsonaro: the world’s most dangerous climate denier?

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro was named the world’s most dangerous climate denier by Rolling Stone magazine last year. Deforestation has soared under his presidency. And his […]
March 8, 2022
The sustainable way of buying paper

The sustainable way to buy paper

Sustainability is increasingly important for consumers – and, therefore, for businesses. Creating a more sustainable office is a key part of the response. Business Optimizer looks […]