Land use and low-carbon society (background materials)

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Materials from the Towards Low-Carbon Societies Project

Using regional planning to promote ecosystem services

Low carbon development and regional plan

In this video, Jukka Nykänen from the regional council of North Karelia (Finland) explains how the regional plan tackles the issue of low carbon development. Check the video from underneath!

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Negative and positive aspects of the regional planning process

This video will clarify you in more detail the challenges and successes of the regional planning. 

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The regional plan as a collaborative process

In this video, Jukka explains how took part in the planning process.

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Mapping ecology rich areas

From this video, you will learn it is important to map ecology rich areas, and how it contributes to the low carbon development.

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Challenges to put the regional plan in the action

In this video, Jukka Nykänen will clarify you what kind of challenges did they encounter when they were putting the regional plan in the action.

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Other examples of low carbon planning

This video deals with other examples of low carbon planning in case of North Karelia

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Meaning of forest owner typologies in a context of low carbon society

This presentation is made by Tuomo Takala from the University of Eastern Finland. This presentation is based on his own research which is focused on forest owners typologies in Finland. This presentation will give you an understanding of how the forest ownership affects the low carbon society.

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Woodland management and climate change

This presentation is made by Josep Vila Subirós from the University of Girona. He was the leader of the woodland management group at the Joensuu pilot course. This was the opening presentation of that group. In this presentation, you can find information about how woodland management effects of climate change. 

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Importance of green infrastructure

In this video, Josep Vila Subiros will explain to you why green infrastructure is important for the low-carbon society.

Importance of ecosystem services

This presentation is made by Laura Mononen from the Finnish Environmental Institute. Her presentation is focused on the ecosystem services research and their actions in this field. Chech the presentation and learn more about ecosystem services. 

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Future of bioeconomy

This presentation is made by Antti Asikainen from the Natural Resource Institute Finland. His presentation is focused on ecosystem services and new bioeconomy products in Finland. It is going to give you great information about new trends of bioeconomy in Finland!

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Farming development in Italy and Finland

This presentation was made by Fulvio Rizzo, and it was presented at the opening day of the Girona pilot course. In this presentation, you will find information of how farming has developed in Finland and in Italy.

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Green infrastructure in Poznań

Jeremi Pudliszak from the Town Planning Office of Poznań explains to you what is the situation with green infrastructure in the city of  Poznań Poland.

This file is also made by Jeremi Pudliszak. From this presentation, you can find more information of green infrastructure in the city of  Poznán in a form of a PowerPoint presentation. The presentation is mainly based on pictures but you can also find some before and after comparison and some more detail information about the actions. 

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Green and blue infrastructure in Poznań at students point view

This presentation is made by the green and blue infrastructure group of the Poznań pilot course. From this video, you learn why they find green and blue infrastructure important in the context of low-carbon society and Poznań.

Private forest ownership and low-carbon society

Low Carbon forest ownership

In this video, Tuomo Takala from the University of Eastern Finland will explain to you how private forest owning and low-carbon society are connected.

Preventing barriers of low carbon forest owning. 

In this video, Tuomo Takala from will explain to you what are usually the barriers which prevent low carbon forest owning and using. 

Forest owners low carbon actions

In this video, Tuomo Takala will explain to you what a private forest owner can do for promoting low carbon forest use.

Further reading about low carbon forest owning and use

In this video, Tuomo will give you hints where to find more information about low carbon forest owning and use.