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Recreation and health

Forest areas are valued for their role in recreation and leisure, providing a space for people to connect with nature and spend time outdoors. Forests also provide public health benefits to both rural and urban populations.

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Bosquescuela: back to school…in nature!

It has been a hot summer in Barcelona, but it didn't stop Bosquescuela from continuing to work on its projects! Bosquescuela had...
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The benefits of learning in nature: Bosquescuela schools in Collserola and Serralada de Marina

This article is part of a series of stories with the aim of introducing the audience to the concept of "Bosquescuela" (forest...

Bosquescuela: grow and learn in and from nature!

Playing outside while learning for life! What is already practiced in Bosquescuela Cerceda (Madrid, Spain) is being planned for two places in...

Green4C Business Innovation Challenge: making green care innovative ideas grow

Co-funded by the Erasmus+ of the European Union, Green4C is a Knowledge Alliance project promoting nature-based solutions for health, wellbeing, and social...

Dive deep into Green Care with the Green4C Summer School!

The Green4C Summer School: a specialisation course in Green Care entrepreneurship will provide the participants with access to an inclusive and generative...

Forest photography and video with Michele Curel and Ramon Casacuberta

How to use different types of images and videos to tell a story about forestry, climate change, deforestation, restoration and related issues?...

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...

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...
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...

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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...

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