From 17. to 22. September 2017 I took part in the IUFRO 125th Anniversary Congress in Freiburg, Germany. IUFRO stands for International Union of Forest Research Organization and is the oldest scientific union in the world. This congress presents the state of the art in forest research, development and practice. I have tried to sum up what I learned at the congress in 10 points.
Slovenia has been hit by a big environmental catastrophe in the form of ice rain (sleet). Houses, cars, power lines, roads, trees and everything else is encased in a thick layer of ice and it will be a long time before power is restored to Slovenian households (projections say even more than 2 weeks in … Continue reading Ice storm and ice break in Slovenia