Heritage

Throughout history, forests in the Mediterranean region have been closely tied to human livelihoods, while being inextricable from local identity and culture. Ecosystem services can include these intangible factors, which are preserved through local knowledge and traditions, protected areas and cultural heritage sites.

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When nature meets the divine: Religious rules protect sacred forests

Sacred forests are found all over the world; they are not restricted to any religion or belief system. They are wooded areas...

INHERIT project: towards a sustainable future for tourism and natural heritage

The International Association of Mediterranean Forests (IAMF) and its 14 partners have recently announced the implementation of the Interreg MED INHERIT project...

Ancient Woodlands and Trees: A Guide for Landscape Planners and Forest Managers

Ancient woodlands, trees and forests are at the very core of many global landscapes. However, understanding the resource which these living landscapes provide requires...

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New global report confirms that forests reduce health risks

The global scientific evidence of the multiple types of benefits that forests, trees and green spaces have on human health has now...

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