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Sustainable forest management addresses forest degradation and deforestation while producing goods and services, increasing climate resilience, as well as ecosystem benefits, to the environment and human populations.1 Growth and change in Mediterranean forests has been closely tied to human use for hundreds of years: integrated and sustainable forest management has the potential to increase the productive capacity and protect the environmental health of these important ecosystems.

Open research position at RWTH Aachen on simulation of forest operations

The RWTH Aachen University in Germany is initiating the European "innovative training network" Skill-For.Action, in which the university offers a full-time, fully...
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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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Disseminating knowledge and developing capacities for the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration

To support the implementation of the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, a FAO-led Task Force on Best Practices was established involving a...

ROSEWOOD4.0 South East Europe Hub Business Idea Creation Workshop

The Horizon 2020 project ROSEWOOD4.0, which aims to improve and innovate the sustainable mobilisation of wood through digitalisation, organises on 27th May...
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Forest Landscape Restoration knowledge products on finance

Many countries have made bold commitments to restoring degraded landscapes. However, public and private investment is needed to make these commitments a...

Virtual event: Restoring Europe’s forests for people and the planet

European forests play a crucial role in protecting biodiversity, contribute to climate change mitigation and adaptation, and provide multiple benefits for societies...
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Ecosystem restoration business models to achieve UN Decade goals

Join UNEP and FAO online for a side event introducing a new e-learning programme that supports ecosystem restoration business models at the 16th...
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#WelcomeToMyForest – To make the voices of those who take care of forests heard

“Forests are decreasing in Europe.” “Our forests are in bad, bad shape.” “Deforestation is a challenge also in Europe.” “Forest owners care...

PEFC launches “Caring for Forests” campaign

The care of forests and the work of people dedicated to sustainable forest management are highlighted in this PEFC Spain campaign. There...

PRIMA call for proposals: implementation of management practices

The Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area (PRIMA) will open a contest for research teams and practitioners that have...

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The role of fire in the conservation of Black Pine habitat

The endemic Mediterranean black pine forests (Pinus nigra Arn.) are a priority habitat for conservation in the European Union. Black pine forests...

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