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.

Clearing House project: first calls for the Knowledge Exchange Mechanism now open!

The CLEARING HOUSE project is pleased to announce its first calls for the project’s knowledge exchange mechanism. The global objective of the...

Participatory mapping of cultural ecosystem services of urban green spaces in Zagreb

Cultural ecosystem services of urban green space are among the most important ecosystem services for people living in urban areas. In complex...

Call for papers in Frontiers Special Issue: Global Change in Forests and Their Communities

The scientific journal Frontiers in Forests and Global Change is working on a special issue entitled "Global Change in Forests and Their...

Inspire for the Future – The Role of Forests in Ensuring Sustainable Production and...

Join the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) and IUFRO World...
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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...
Photo: José Macau

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....
Photo: Petronela Candrea

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...

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...

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...
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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...

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HoliSoils publication on how soil recovers from forest fires

Originally posted on the HoliSoils website: A new article, from the framework of the HoliSoils project, sheds light on how...

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