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Scientists, foresters, and policymakers all play a role in forest governance, which refers to forest planning and management approaches and principles on a local, regional and international scale. Key elements in Mediterranean forest governance emphasise sustainable management, bioeconomy processes, and rural development.

Wildfire science enters the Spanish Congress

In 2019, the church of Notre Dame burnt down. Citizens of Hong Kong took the streets to protest for a better democracy. Students protested...
View of Zagreb, Croatia.

European Forum on Urban Forestry: Urban Forests for All

The 26th European Forum on Urban Forestry (EFUF) invites researchers and professionals dealing with urban forests and green spaces to submit abstracts for a...
Treetops seen from the ground.

PEFC forestry certification in 2023: a leader in forestry management and sustainability

As 2023 drew to a close, the certified forest surface area under the PEFC system totalled 2,769,490 hectares, managed by 66,345 foresters and managers...

Mediterranean Forest Week logo competition: are you the creative mind we are looking for?

This year 2024 marks the 8th edition of the Mediterranean Forest Week, a regional event organised every two years that brings together stakeholders, policy...

Management strategies to improve the resilience of Mediterranean forests

CIHEAM Zaragoza and CREAF are organising an advanced course to provide a thorough understanding of the threats, opportunities, and challenges for Mediterranean forests in...

Forest science for people and societal challenges: the 90th “Marin Drăcea” INCDS Anniversary

From 4 to 5 October 2023, the "Marin Drăcea" National Institute for Research and Development in Forestry (INCDS) collaborated with the Innovating forest-based bioeconomy...

The Spanish Institute of Engineering proposes a National Pact for Forests

The Rural Affairs Committee of the Spanish Institute of Engineering (IIE) has received the institute’s presidency support for the proposal for a Pact for...

The EU forest-based sector’s role in the transformation of the built and living environment

The Wood4Bauhaus Alliance is contributing to the ongoing debate concerning the future role of New European Bauhaus (NEB) within the European funding programmes through...

RESONATE Survey on climate change adaptation practices: have your say!

Are you a forest owner or manager? Then you are already aware that disturbances, driven by climate changes, like droughts and fires are threatening...

A forest policy brief for Greece

In this forest policy brief for Greece by researchers from the Institute of Mediterranean Forest Ecosystems, the emphasis is on fostering sustainable forestry practices...

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Including the forestry sector in national recovery and resilience plans

In recent years, the European Union has intensified efforts to address environmental and social changes through various policies and regulations. All framed under the...

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