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Anything made from oil can now be made from trees, so is a new age of wood about to dawn?

Tom Heap from BBC Radio 4's Costing the Earth visits Finland and the Bioeconomy Investment Summit, organised by EFI in December 2017. 

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Il Bioeconomista, Oct 2018 The updated EU Bioeconomy Strategy EFI Director Marc Palahi is interviewed about new developments in the updated EU Bioeconomy Strategy
Euronews, July 2018 How do firefighters go about tackling a wildfire? Interview with EFI Senior Expert Alex Held and Marc Castellnou from our network
BBC News, July 2018 Wildfires around the world EFI Senior Expert Alex Held discusses better forest risk management and evacuation plans
The Telegraph, UK, July 2018 Europe 'not doing its homework' on basic wildfire prevention EFI Senior Expert Alex Held explains more in this background article on forest fires.
Al Jazeera, April 2018 The Disappearing Oasis EFI's Lookout Station project provided support to Al Jazeera's Contrast VR, for a 360-degree video story focusing on climate change in the Sahara.
The Guardian US, April 2018 When nature says 'Enough!': the river that appeared overnight in Argentina EFI's Lookout Station project provided support to The Guardian for a story that focuses on climate change and forestry, using new storytelling techniques and formats. 
Deutsche Welle, February 2018 Wood to build human body parts — and other bio-innovations Featuring speakers from EFI's Bioeconomy Investment Summit and associated media workshop, as well as EFI Director Marc Palahí, the article focuses on how bio-based products are essential for a sustainable society.
Deutsche Welle, January 2018 Wood: renewable construction material of the future? Featuring comments from EFI Director Marc Palahi, the article asks Could wood be a key sustainable resource of our future?
Renewable Matter, #19, December-January 2018  A Forest EFI Director Marc Palahi is interviewed about the role forests will play in the future economy.
Euronews, November 2017 Deadly wildfires: a devastating year for Portugal EFI's Lookout Station project provided support to Euronews, for a 360-degree video story that focuses on wildfires.


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