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Forest growth, quality and restoration can be planned and managed using silvicultural techniques like species selection and tree planting, thinning and pruning, which can improve the productivity, ecosystem services and health of Mediterranean forests.

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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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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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New protocol for standing timber quality assessment of valuable broadleaves

The Forest Science and Technology Centre of Catalonia (CTFC) has published a technical guide to facilitate assessment of standing timber quality and...

Life BIORGEST project enhances biodiversity through sustainable forest management

Sustainable forest management is a key tool for improving forest resilience in the face of climate change, and can also play a...

MySustainableForest platform: improving forestry through Earth observation solutions

Forests cover more than a third of Europe's total land area (215 million hectares). Forestry makes a significant contribution to the EU...

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...

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...

ROSEWOOD4.0: taking the network to the next level!

The ROSEWOOD4.0 project, funded by the European Commission’s Horizon 2020 programme, builds on the ROSEWOOD network of regional hubs, extending this well-established network both...

Survey on the impact of COVID-19 in the forest management sector

Can Earth Observation services for silviculture help business continuity during the COVID-19 situation? The H2020 My Sustainable Forest project has developed a...

Between caution and success: remote sensing to shape European forestry

More than two years have passed since the beginning of the My Sustainable Forest project, which is already facing the final stretch...

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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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