Restoration

Due to sometimes centuries of degradation, some areas require concerted efforts to replant, re-diversify, and restore the health of forest ecosystems, while adapting them to new conditions brought by global changes. Improving the integrity of forest goods and services in the Mediterranean can also promote rural development and continued sustainable management.

Forest in need of restoration.

What actions would be needed to restore European forest ecosystems?

In early 2024, the European Parliament will have a final vote on the ‘Nature Restoration Law’ (NRL), a hotly debated regulation that aims to...

Ideology doesn’t make forests resilient

Ideological thinking involves following certain norms that someone else has developed, or worse, some group of people. Beliefs held by groups tend to become...

Funding call open for establishing Climate-Smart Forestry pilots

The FORWARDS-project has launched a funding call to set up Climate-Smart Forestry (CSF) and forest restoration pilots across Europe. These pilots will serve as...

Meet the jury of the #EyesOnEarth contest!

The #EyesOnEarth contest is an initiative seeking to promote innovative approaches and initiatives that foster the protection and sustainability of forests. Involving eight countries...

Online course on forest and landscape restoration for young professionals in Asia

Are you under 35 years of age? Are you working on sustainable land management and/or ecosystem restoration projects?   The Food and Agriculture Organization of...
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New contest promotes forest innovations in the Southern Mediterranean

The #EyesOnEarth contest has just been launched on the occasion of the the World Environment Day. It aims to highlight the importance of environmental...

Good practices on ecosystem restoration: online learning session

The online event is organized as part of the United Nations Decade, by the FAO Task Force on Good Practices and will be an...

Tools and resources to restore degraded forest landscapes 

International organisations and representatives from across the Mediterranean basin met in Tunisia to discuss management practices for the restoration of degraded Mediterranean forest landscapes....

Human impact on insect communities in a typical Mediterranean forest

A new article about Schinias Pinus pinea forest near Athens in Greece, explains how this degraded biotope has been impacted by human activity in...
Tree planting

Two new forests to be planted in northern Italy

From this autumn, Tezze sul Brenta and Cartigliano (in the Veneto region, Italy) will see the growth of two new young forests. More than...

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IUFRO report launch webinar: Europe’s wood supply in disruptive times study...

TEAMING UP 4 FORESTS invites you to join the launch webinar of the new IUFRO World Series Vol. 42, Europe’s wood supply in disruptive...

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