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.

PEFC launches “Caring for Forests” campaign

The care of forests and the work of people dedicated to sustainable forest management are highlighted in this PEFC Spain campaign. There...

PRIMA call for proposals: implementation of management practices

The Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area (PRIMA) will open a contest for research teams and practitioners that have...
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French version of “Forest Landscape Restoration Implementation”

A total of 17 landscapes in nine countries with Bonn Challenge commitments (three each in Africa, Asia and Latin America) were analyzed...

Taking Stock of Global Capacity for Ecosystems Restoration

The UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration is launching a global online survey “Taking Stock of Global Capacity for Ecosystems Restoration” to identify what...

MEDfOR Master Programme applications deadline extended!

MEDfOR is a two-year world-class International Master Programme on the field of Forestry and Sustainability. It is the only programme in Europe...
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‘Sustaining forest ecosystems’ workshop to support scientific writing around the world

An online workshop will be held on "Sustaining Forest Ecosystems" during March and April 2021. There will be nine remote sessions each...
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A resilient Spanish forestry sector supported PEFC forest certification 2020

2020 has demonstrated the commitment of the forestry sector to continue to grow in responsibility, despite the global pandemic situation throughout the...
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Silvopasture policy promotion in European Mediterranean areas

A recent study carried out in the European Mediterranean areas highlights that silvopasture is an important practice across the Mediterranean region where...
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Special Issue “Adaptive Forest Management to Climatic Change”

Current forest management schemes may be considered suitable for adapting some forests, but new approaches are required for situations where future ecological...
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Forest and Landscape Restoration in the Mediterranean

The Mediterranean is a key area for the implementation of practices aimed at restoring forest landscapes (Forest Landscape Restoration, FLR). Some FLR...

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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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