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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.

Keyline technique for agroforestry water management

The Keyline technique is a landscaping design used to maximise water catchment and its equal redistribution. It promotes the reduction of water...

Forests special issue on biomass and carbon modelling in agroforestry

This Special Issue of Forests journal is focused on modelling and managing the dynamics of forest and agroforest ecosystems biomass and carbon...

My Sustainable Forest workshop: remote sensing for forestry in France

First results of My Sustainable Forest project were presented to French stakeholders in Bordeaux during a workshop revealing the first products of...

Handbook of good practices in post-wildfire management

How can post-fire salvage logging be more sustainable? In this second edition of their handbook, Eduard Mauri and Pere Pons present a...
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AFINET will bring together agroforestry scientists and practitioners in Brussels

AgroForestry Innovation NETworks (AFINET), is a thematic network that aims to foster exchange and the knowledge transfer between scientists and practitioners in...

Postdoctoral research opportunity on forest ecosystem modelling in Chile

The Centre for Ecosystem Modelling and Monitoring (CEM) at the Universidad Mayor in Santiago de Chile invites qualified candidates to apply for...

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...

Applications now open for MEDfOR Master programme

The Erasmus Mundus Master programme MEDfOR (Mediterranean Forestry and Natural Resources Management) is now welcoming applications for 2020. The deadline to apply is 31...

IUFRO establishes Task Force to focus on Mediterranean forest genetic resources

The International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) has initiated a new Task Force on “Strengthening Mediterranean Nursery Systems for Forest Reproductive...

Genetics to the rescue: managing forests sustainably in a changing world

Genetics for greater sustainability in forest management will be the main topic during the scientific event “Genetics to the rescue: managing forests sustainably...

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Handbook of good practices in post-wildfire management

How can post-fire salvage logging be more sustainable? In this second edition of their handbook, Eduard Mauri and Pere Pons present a...

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