200 days are now remaining until the beginning of the largest scientific forest event of 2024.  5000 delegates from 100+ countries, 3500 oral presentations, 200 scientific sessions.
Ideological thinking involves following certain norms that someone else has developed, or worse, some group of people. Beliefs held by groups tend to become ideologies, and they are not necessarily rational or scientifically validated.
The Icelandic Minister of Food, Agriculture and Fisheries Svandís Svavarsdóttir recently appointed Mr. Ágúst Sigurðsson as director of the new institution Land og skógur (Land and Forests) which will start operation 1 January 2024 with the merger of the Icelandic Forest Service – Skógræktin and the Icelandic Land Reclamation Service – Landgræðslan.
"Insights" is a new function on the International Carbon Registry website, allowing you to browse through different carbon projects from all around the world that have been registered and put into action. With a textual and graphical presentation, you can familiarise yourself with the projects, amongst them a growing number of Icelandic ones.
Now summer is reaching its peak and the ecosystem is in full swing. This also applies to the pests that attack trees and shrubs. As in previous years, the Icelandic Forest Service – Skógræktin is calling for tips from the public about pests on trees throughout the country, as well as about the general health of forests, such as effects of seasonal disruptions in weather or individual storms.