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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.

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European geoportal maps and monitors marginal lands for carbon sequestration capacity

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Big Portuguese Cork Oak – European Tree of the Year?

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What do the urban foresters of tomorrow need?

Urban forests represent an efficient solution to two of the most concerning trends of our time: urbanisation and climate change. However, their...

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