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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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Forest Europe Work Programme 2021-2024

The Forest Europe Expert Level Meeting took place on 1-2 September 2021, and cantered on the strategic discussion and adoption of the...

ROSEWOOD4.0 Virtual Study Visits

The ROSEWOOD4.0 consortium organises study visits to best practices and innovations that were identified to help reinforce the sustainability of wood mobilisation....

ROSEWOOD4.0 South East Europe Hub Business Idea Creation Workshop

The Horizon 2020 project ROSEWOOD4.0, which aims to improve and innovate the sustainable mobilisation of wood through digitalisation, organises on 27th May...
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#WelcomeToMyForest – To make the voices of those who take care of forests heard

“Forests are decreasing in Europe.” “Our forests are in bad, bad shape.” “Deforestation is a challenge also in Europe.” “Forest owners care...
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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...

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The environmental impacts of a large-scale transition to timber cities

Researchers from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) carried out a study on the building sector's transition towards bioeconomy in...

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