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Ecosystem services are the “benefits people obtain from ecosystems”1 or “nature’s contribution to people.”2 Managing forests with a focus on ecosystem services presents new opportunities to preserve services like carbon sequestration and soil protection, as well as valuing and protecting intangible benefits provided by forest ecosystems, including recreation, health and cultural services.

SINCERE PES paper sparks discussion in Nature Sustainability

The original paper From principles to practice in paying for nature’s services, led to a critical response from Esteve Corbera (UAB) and his...

SINCERE PES scheme supports landscape and biodiversity preservation

From Autumn 2020, visitors of Ruka-Kuusamo area have the possibility to contribute to preserving the region’s beautiful landscapes and biodiversity through the...

Circular bioeconomy offers game-changing solutions

The need to react to the COVID-19 crisis is a unique opportunity to transform our economy and put forward the change that...

Assessing the potential of climate-based forestry services: your opinion counts!

Decades of study have shown and quantified the impact of climate change on forests around the world. Changes in growth patterns, drought...

Italian forests preserve ecosystem services through sustainable management

The Regional Authority for Agriculture and Forestry Services of the Lombardy Region (ERSAF in Italian) and Union of Municipalities Valdarno and Valdisieve...

Survey on Green Care training needs

The recently launched Green4C project, which focuses on forest care, social agriculture, urban green care and green care tourism, encourages the participation...

Exploring Mediterranean forests: forty years of testimony

In this book, aimed not only at the French but also at all those who are interested in the Mediterranean forests on...

How important are trees during a pandemic quarantine?

While the COVID-19 pandemic has radically changed our way of life due to confinement, at the same time it is revealing a...

Training Tunisia’s young minds on the climate change effects

As part of World Water Day, the H2020 FASTER project team, in collaboration with the social welfare entity Lions club Ennasr, organised...
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The Value of Forests

What is the value of forests and their impact on human health? Find out in this great information video elaborated by MFILM...

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SINCERE PES paper sparks discussion in Nature Sustainability

The original paper From principles to practice in paying for nature’s services, led to a critical response from Esteve Corbera (UAB) and his...

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