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.

Assessing the potential of climate-based forestry services: your opinion counts!

Decades of study have shown and quantified the impact of climate change on forests around the world. Changes in growth patterns, drought...

Italian forests preserve ecosystem services through sustainable management

The Regional Authority for Agriculture and Forestry Services of the Lombardy Region (ERSAF in Italian) and Union of Municipalities Valdarno and Valdisieve...

Survey on Green Care training needs

The recently launched Green4C project, which focuses on forest care, social agriculture, urban green care and green care tourism, encourages the participation...

Exploring Mediterranean forests: forty years of testimony

In this book, aimed not only at the French but also at all those who are interested in the Mediterranean forests on...

How important are trees during a pandemic quarantine?

While the COVID-19 pandemic has radically changed our way of life due to confinement, at the same time it is revealing a...

Training Tunisia’s young minds on the climate change effects

As part of World Water Day, the H2020 FASTER project team, in collaboration with the social welfare entity Lions club Ennasr, organised...
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The Value of Forests

What is the value of forests and their impact on human health? Find out in this great information video elaborated by MFILM...

Greener cities help reduce the risk of premature death

Urban greenery can protect against premature mortality, according to an investigation conducted by the Institute for Global Health in Barcelona (ISGlobal) and...

ESP Europe 2020 Regional Conference

The Ecosystem Services Partnership (ESP) is happy to announce that its third ESP Europe Regional conference will take place in Tartu, Estonia from 21-24...

Last call for papers – AERNA Conference 2020 on Natural Resource Economics

The Spanish-Portuguese Association of Natural and Environmental Resources Economics (AERNA) is glad to announce its 9th AERNA Conference that will take place at...

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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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