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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.

University of Valladolid opens a permanent mission in Vietnam

Thanks to the BioEcoN project, there have been several years of collaboration between the University of Valladolid (UVa) and several universities in Vietnam. Now, this project has yielded...

Agroforestry and the green architecture of the new CAP

The 4th edition of the Forestry Year in Sardinia, Italy, (originally known as Anno Forestale della Sardegna) is dedicated to EU policies...
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Spontaneous forest regrowth in Southwest Europe: Friend or Foe?

Think about a natural space that is familiar to you. Open areas around your city, agricultural land around your village, or pastureland...

Integrating maquis vegetation to forest management plans in Turkey

Maquis vegetation is a Mediterranean shrubland type thatexpands across the south and west of Turkey, and composes its own habitat type as...

Forest management in the Mediterranean key to ecosystem services provision

Forests in the Mediterranean basin have historically contributed to human well-being and to national economies by providing multiple...

Sustainability and PEFC-certified products in the hospitality sector

The hospitality sector is becoming more and more sustainable due to its interest in using certified material in a transversal way. That...

Public Perception on Forests and Bioeconomy webinar

The ThinkForest webinar event on Public Perception of Forests and Bioeconomy aims to understand and discuss the public perceptions of forests, forestry and...

The RUS Service: supporting Sentinel data users with free resources and open source tools

Launched in the Autumn 2017 to foster the use of Earth Observation Data and to overcome technical problems related to downloading, storing,...

EURAKNOS online event: Agroforestry and climate change innovations

The European Union’s H2020 Euraknos project is organising an online conference next 15th October (10:00 am - 12:00 pm CEST), coordinated by...

Promoting Earth Observation solutions for forestry in the EU Green Week

Around 50 participants from the forest community, academia and government participated in the MySustainableForest (MSF) training webinar on Tuesday 22 September, which...

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Managing forest genetic resources as a strategy to adapt forests to...

Managing genetic diversity is of key importance in fostering resilience of forest ecosystems to climate change. We carried out a survey reaching...

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