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.

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...
Pine cones

Rapid ecological assessment for post-fire restoration in low altitude forests and shrublands

The Mediterranean Basin is a biogeography shaped by fires for millions of years. For the restoration of burned areas in the Mediterranean Basin, therefore,...

The 7th Mediterranean Forest Week is just around the corner!

In March, we celebrate the International Day of Forests and, as could not be otherwise, the month is full of interesting events for forest...
Photo: Anaïs Loudières

RESTOR’MED FORESTS Morocco: Forest restoration in Talassemtane National Park

RESTOR'MED FORESTS Morocco is one of the two national projects that currently make up the RESTOR'MED FORESTS project, which aims to carry out actions...
Photo: 7th Mediterranean Forest Week

Call for posters from Mediterranean youth – 7th Mediterranean Forest Week

The 7th Mediterranean Forest Week (MFW) facilitates cooperation among the research community, policy makers and other relevant stakeholders. The 7th MFW, taking place 21-25...
Photo: BiodivERsA

Natural forest regrowth in Southwest Europe

A new BiodivERsA video illustrates the results of the SPONFOREST project. The project unravelled the potential of spontaneous forest regrowth in abandoned farmland...
Photo: Rigas Tsiakiris

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 the special...
Photo: Irem Tüfekcioğlu

What does wildfire mean for flora and fauna? New research project in Marmaris,...

In the summer of 2021, approximately 130.000 hectares of forest area burned as a result of wildfires lasted 10 days at various points in...
Photo: Fabricio Macedo FGMsp / Pixabay

EU funding for Ecological Restoration actions: How to develop a successful LIFE proposal

In 2021 as well as in the following years, the LIFE programme hopes to receive more applications for funding ecological restoration, including those focusing...
Photo: Nabila El Aich

New study on cubing tariffs for Moroccan pines

The Aleppo pine forms the backbone of the main plantations in Morocco. It has great plasticity and indifference to the nature of the substrate,...

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Europe’s wood supply in disruptive times

On 14 March TEAMING UP 4 FORESTS presented a study analysing factors affecting future wood supply in Europe such as climate change, land use...

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