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.

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European geoportal maps and monitors marginal lands for carbon sequestration capacity

During the last three years Cesefor has participated in the MAIL project, an initiative funded under the Horizon 2020 program, whose acronym stands for...
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Big Portuguese Cork Oak – European Tree of the Year?

The European Tree of the Year contest originated in 2011 and is a finale consisting of the winners of the national rounds. The purpose...
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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 implementation presents...

EFI’s Sven Wunder once again ranked on global Highly Cited Researcher list

Originally posted on the EFI website: EFI Principal Scientist Sven Wunder is recognised as one of the world’s most influential researchers, taking his place...

Green4C international launch: nature-based health and social care through knowledge alliances

The EU-funded Green4C project is organising its international launch on Wednesday 1st December. This event will be a unique opportunity to discover market and...
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Professional training and education: today’s challenge to boost the Green Care market

The Erasmus+ Green4C project has developed four market perspectives for different Green Care sectors: forest care, green care tourism, social agriculture, and urban green...
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Green revolution places forests in the heart of the city

La Vanguardia - the most read online Spanish newspaper – features the paramount role of urban forests in their lifestyle magazine. Research demonstrates that...
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Bioecosys Final Conference

The Bioecosys project team is hosting its Final Conference on 6 December 2021. This conference will provide attendees with the opportunity to share best...
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Sustainable land use policies for agroforestry production in Spain – Course

The two-day course "Sustainable land use policies for agroforestry production in Spain in relation to other EU countries and the world", taking place in...
Sacred forest in Greece

From religion to conservation: Greek community guards sacred forest for over 300 years

Sacred forests are wooded areas with spiritual significance for people and rural communities. They represent places of worship and commemorations, where natural elements are...

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Latitude or altitude may save us?

A second article in a planned series of three reports the results of ongoing research on the potential effects of climate change on terrestrial...

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