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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.

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FAO Forestry @ World Water Week

FAO Forestry will co-convene three sessions in the World Water Week on forests and water, building on the theme of the week...
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Vacancy: Postdoctoral researcher on modelling of forest soil processes

Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke) has an open position for a research scientist/ postdoctoral researcher in a multidisciplinary research group, which develops...
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Share your insights on the EU Mission on Soil Health and Food

The EU has set 5 missions for the future of the EU. These missions are commitments to solve some of the greatest...
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New project focuses on management, modelling and monitoring for European forest soils

Soils are increasingly recognised to have an important role, both for human wellbeing and for the global climate. There are clear benefits...
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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...

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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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