Ecosystem services

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.

New website shines the spotlight on forest ecosystem services

A new website focussing on the rich variety of services provided to people by our forests has been launched as part of a project...



What are the main challenges faced by the urban forestry sector...

The “Blueprint for Innovation in Urban Forestry” produced by Uforest provides a comprehensive overview of the main challenges faced by the European...