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.

Forests for Human Health – Challenges and Opportunities

8 - 9 April 2019, Vienna, Austria. FOREST EUROPE and the Austrian Research Centre for Forests will hold...

Ainata Al Arz opens its first hiking trail

Ainata Al Arz, a marginalised rural village in Lebanon, is characterised by its green nature: with multi-colorful fields between the valley of...

Promoting social integration through sustainable forestry

“You are here to have fun, and to enjoy the forest,” began Joachim Englert, shouting from where he stood, perched nobly with...
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Tree of All Trades

What are the benefits of trees in cities? Find out in this great information video on importance and services of the urban...

Autumn colour in Mediterranean forests

It's that special time of year when walking in the forest becomes a magical experience, made yet more wondrous by its transience. Some network...

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

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

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