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Mediterranean forests play an essential role in maintaining water quality and soil health throughout the region, providing ecosystem services that filter groundwater, regulate water flows and prevent soil erosion, among many other functions.

Photo: Luigi Torreggiani. A stitched panoramic drone image showing the aftermath of the mudslide in Sierra Leone that claimed more than 400 lives.

International Conference on Soil, Bio- and Eco-Engineering 2021

The 5th International Conference on Soil, Bio- and Eco-Engineering SBEE 2021 will be held from June 19th – June 25th 2021 in Bern, Switzerland and...
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Postdoctoral position on microbial ecology of forest soils

The Laboratory of Environmental Microbiology (Czech Academy of Sciences) is looking for a motivated postdoctoral fellow. The position is offered for an...
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Postdoc opportunity on land surface modelling and soil biology

The land-surface modelling group at the Institut Pierre et Simon Laplace (IPSL) is looking for a post-doctoral researcher interested in land surface...

Healthy soils for Europe: sustainable management through knowledge and practice

Healthy soils are fundamental to the sustainable production of food, feed and fibre. In addition, healthy soils provide many other functions that...

2021 WEFE Nexus Science Advances Conference

Sustainable development in the Mediterranean region is facing a combination of challenges that are likely to undermine livelihoods. The Water-Energy-Food-Ecosystems (WEFE) Nexus...
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SINCERE Talks series kicks off with a focus on forests and water

Forests and water are intricately linked. But the relationships between them are complex and are changing with the changing climate. The first...

SINCERE Talks webinar #1: Forests and water

The European project SINCERE (Spurring INnovations for forest eCosystem sERvices in Europe), funded by the Horizon 2020 programme, is organising its first webinar...

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...

Bridging the gap between forest management and water conservation

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) has launched a new publication entitled "Advancing the forest and water nexus...

When ashes stain forest rivers: post-fire effects on soil and water ecosystems

Uncontrolled, extreme forest fires can have a devastating impact on the ecosystems where they occur: one of the most visible of these...

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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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