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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.

Needs and expectations towards a European observatory for forests climate change impacts

The Forwards project develops tools for spatially explicit pan-European projections on forests and for regionalised climate smart forest and restoration roadmaps. As part of...

4th TERRAenVISION Conference: call for abstracts

The fourth edition of the TERRAenVISION conference will be held in Valencia from 8 - 11 July and will be hosted by the University of...

Resilient agriculture and forestry in the Mediterranean: what are the challenges?

Knowing how to reinforce resilient landscapes in the Mediterranean is important to identify what the needs and challenges are. The participants agreed that there...

Future of forestry might be closer than you think

Forestry might no longer be what you imagine it to be! Long gone are the days when forestry consisted only of rugged lumberjacks who...

Empowering communities: tackling invasive alien species in Portugal through education and action

In January 2020, the European Union approved the 2030 Biodiversity Strategy, which aims to increase protected areas, recover degraded ecosystems, and reverse biodiversity losses....

7th European Agroforestry Conference

European agriculture faces a sustainability crisis. Join the 2024 European Agroforestry Conference to explore how trees on farms can address climate change, biodiversity loss,...

Webinar – Spotlight on genetic diversity: An unseen ally in adapting forests to drought

Drought events are expected to be more frequent and more extreme in the forthcoming decades due to climate change. Indeed, those observed in Europe...

The threat to Italy’s iconic stone pines

Visitors returning to Rome or Naples after some time away may be shocked by the state of the cities' iconic stone pines (Pinus pinea)....

European Institute of Planted Forests: Annual Meeting and 25 anniversary

The European Institute of Planted Forests (IEFC) will host its upcoming Annual General Assembly from 4 to 5 June 2024 at Forest Research, Northern...

European forests: how climate change, land ownership, and policies influence wood supply

TEAMING UP 4 FORESTS, a science-business platform connecting stakeholders across the forest value chain, has released a new study on “Europe’s wood supply in...

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Europe’s wood supply in disruptive times

On 14 March TEAMING UP 4 FORESTS presented a study analysing factors affecting future wood supply in Europe such as climate change, land use...

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