New episode of Branching out explores forest-society connections

Experts share insights on nature-based solutions, human health connections, power dynamics, and complex governance.

Source: IUFRO

The fifth episode of Branching Out: the forest podcast, takes listeners on a captivating 30-minute exploration into the role of forests in shaping sustainable societies.

This edition, featuring extended content, offers a deeper dive into the connections between nature, people, and sustainable development. It sheds light on crucial aspects of the IUFRO World Congress theme “Forests for Sustainable Societies”. From nature-based solutions (NBS) and links between forests and human health to power and equity in the forest sector and the complexity of forest governance, this episode unravels the multifaceted tapestry of challenges and opportunities for sustainable societies.

Tune in to Branching Out: the forest podcast on your favourite platform. Available at Spotify and Apple Podcasts as well as on the IUFRO website!

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The International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) is a non-profit, non-governmental international network of forest scientists, which promotes global cooperation in forest-related research and enhances the understanding of the ecological, economic and social aspects of forests and trees. IUFRO unites more than 15,000 scientists in almost 700 Member Organizations in over 110 countries, and is a member of ICSU.