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.

Detail of a tree from a forest in Lebanon.

Delivering tree genetic resources in forest and landscape restoration

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Alliance of Bioversity International & CIAT published a new forestry working paper, highlighting...

Post-doctoral position in functional and evolutionary ecology at INRAE

The French National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food, and Environment (INRAE) is offering a two-year post-doc position in functional and evolutionary ecology titled "Assessing...

Save the date for the 8th Mediterranean Forest Week!

Please reserve your calendar for the next edition of the Mediterranean Forest Week (MFW), from 4 to 8 November 2024, focusing on the restoration...
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...
#EyesOnEarth campaign image.

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...

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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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