Forest management

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.

Applications open for Erasmus Mundus master programme MEDfOR

The Erasmus Mundus Master programme MEDfOR (Mediterranean Forestry and Natural Resources Management) is now welcoming applications for 2019. The deadline to apply is 17 December...

Forest management in Europe will not stop global warming

Article originally posted on the CREAF blog. The Paris Agreement includes a commitment to sustainable forest management as a means of putting the brakes on...

Ecological models for evaluating the future of nature values and ecosystem services

New study on evaluating the future of nature values and ecosystem services in Mediterranean forests sheds light on the best use of predictive tools...

“Wood first” takes a back seat in Sardinia

A scientific seminar at the Annual Conference of the European Forest Institute in Alghero (Sardinia, Italy) heard about the importance of generating forestry investments...

Forest management auditing and certification: new book gives comprehensive view

It is difficult to find products or services in the market that are not defined as sustainable. But what makes a product or a...

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New handbook on adaptive and close-to-nature forest management

A new handbook titled “Adaptive and close-to-nature management in mixed sub-humid Mediterranean forests: holm oak, chestnut, common oak and pine woods” has...

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