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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.

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...
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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...

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...
Photo: Llibert Teixidó

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...

Green Care online course: from academic theory to entrepreneurial practice

Interested in starting your own Green Care business? The Green4C project team has designed a high quality online course on entrepreneurship and...

Empowering wellbeing and health through nature: inspiring good practices and initiatives across Europe

The 19th edition of the European Week of Regions and Cities, which will be held virtually from 11-14 October and will focus...

Have your say in the Urban Green Care survey!

The European Forest Institute (EFI), ETIFOR and the University of British Columbia launched a survey on a Market Outlook on Urban Green...

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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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