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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.

ROSEWOOD4.0 Virtual Study Visits

The ROSEWOOD4.0 consortium organises study visits to best practices and innovations that were identified to help reinforce the sustainability of wood mobilisation....
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EU funding for Ecological Restoration actions: How to develop a successful LIFE proposal

In 2021 as well as in the following years, the LIFE programme hopes to receive more applications for funding ecological restoration, including...

EVOLTREE conference: Genomics and Adaptation in Forest Ecosystems

The first EVOLTREE conference on "Genomics and Adaptation in Forest Ecosystems" will take place 14-17 September 2021 at WSL Birmensdorf in Switzerland....
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New study on cubing tariffs for Moroccan pines

The Aleppo pine forms the backbone of the main plantations in Morocco. It has great plasticity and indifference to the nature of...
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Launch of the H2020 project ONEforest for a common forest management

The Horizon project ONEforest - Multi-criteria decision support system for a common forest management to strengthen forest resilience, harmonise stakeholder interests and...

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...

Best management practices for the conservation of Black Pine forests

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

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...

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Productive reforestation for living rural landscapes

Ancient and unique agroforestry landscapes can be found in several Mediterranean countries, and are known as arks of bio-cultural heritage rooted in...

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