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27 March 2023

PEFC "Best of the Best" Photo Contest 2023

Forests in photos

After six years of the PEFC Photo Contest, this year we're looking back at some of the amazing photos we've received since 2017 - and asking you to vote on your favourite!

6 March 2023

Forests are the lungs of the Earth, a place for plants to grow, a source of oxygen

Forests in photos

This March, our photo of the month is Sindoro Mountain, taken by Mujiono Dewa Kelana in Indonesia.

7 February 2023

The forest is a place of recreation and a source of income

Forests in photos

This month, we hear from Tuomo Vilkkilä, a runner-up in our 2022 PEFC Photo Contest, who shares how his stunning photo ‘Honkamatsä Dawn’ came about.

6 January 2023

One of my favourite subjects is the forest

Forests in photos

Sonia Fantini, a runner-up in our 2022 PEFC Photo Contest, shares how her magical photo 'Fresh Snow' came about.

13 December 2022

Forests are part of human nature

Forests in photos

This month's photo in the spotlight is 'Quiet is the Wilderness' by Petteri Karttunen, a runner up in our 2021 PEFC Photo Contest. In our interview, Petteri told us more about his magical winter photo.

Conflict Timber

See PEFC's guidance following the announcement that all timber originating from Russia and Belarus is ‘conflict timber’.


See PEFC's latest COVID-19 guidance for certification bodies and certified entities.

PEFC Annual Review

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Hannah Prins

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