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.

LIVINGAGRO: a Mediterranean project for innovating agroforestry

LIVINGAGRO is a cross-border project that addresses the challenge of knowledge and technological transfer in Mediterranean agriculture and forestry systems for achieving and sharing...

What do current students expect from a future career in the forest sector?

This is one of the questions the “Global Students Networking and Green Jobs in the forest sector” project is trying to investigate with their global survey...

MySustainableForest Webinar #2: Training Forest-End Users on Earth Observation solutions

This webinar aims at training forestry end-users on the use and application of the remote sensing-based forestry services developed by MySustainableForest Project during the...

World Forestry Congress 2021 in Seoul

The World Forestry Congress (WFC) is held every six years and is the world’s largest global gathering of foresters. It provides a unique opportunity...

Medforval seeks volunteers to support the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration

Have you implemented a successful ecosystem restoration which has had social and economic benefits? Volunteers are needed to take part in a survey which...

Forest management key to enhancing Mediterranean ecosystem services

Key relevant ecosystem services provided by Mediterranean forests in Catalonia region show lower values of potential supply nowadays than in 1990. During the last...

New guide on the uses of valuable broadleaves timber in Catalonia

Valuable broadleaves are tree species whose wood may reach superb technical and aesthetic properties. Oak, walnut, cherry, maple or ash are examples of the...

Support to oak plantations in Northern Spain

The marketing agency Material is working on behalf of a client to identify plantation or reforestation projects in Northern Spain that feature oak trees...

LIFE Legal Wood: ensuring better compliance with the EUTR

The LIFE Legal Wood project, aimed at helping companies adapt to the requirements of the European Timber Regulation (EUTR), has just launched a survey...

IUFRO-EURAC conference on forestry’s value for bioeconomy

The University of Padova, together with EURAC research, in cooperation with the IUFRO division 4.05, and the IUFRO Task Force: unlocking the bioeconomy and...

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Resilience meets reverence: temporal and spatial responses of sacred forests to...

Sacred Natural Sites (SNS) and sacred forests are places with spiritual significance for communities, where natural and human elements are intertwined. They are found...

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