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Policymakers in the Mediterranean face the challenge and opportunity of creating policies that promote forest management capable of providing for human needs on the local and international scale, maintaining ecosystem health and supporting global climate targets.

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More trees but weaker

In the video "More trees but weaker", Irene Baños Ruiz, an environment/climate journalist, and Michael Köhl, lead author of the State of...

Role of Science in Supporting Policymaking: A Post-COVID World

The ThinkForest Seminar 'Role of Science in Supporting Policymaking: A Post-COVID World' will take place online on next 20 May 2021. This...
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Global Forest Summit puts forests at the heart of the international agenda

As the main carbon terrestrial sink on earth, forests are our best allies in the face of climate emergency. On a global scale,...
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Job opening: CEPF is seeking a Junior EU Policy Officer!

The Confederation of European Forest Owners (CEPF) is seeking a Junior EU Policy Officer to contribute to policy and advocacy work. ...

#CuidemElBosc: raising awareness on the importance of forests in Catalonia

The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food of the Government of Catalonia has recently launched an awareness and dissemination campaign that puts...

Towards an EU policy framework for forest ecosystem services

The SINCERE Talks webinar series continues with an insightful debate on the changing policy framework at EU level for forest ecosystem services,...

Forests, trees and the eradication of poverty: potential and limitations

On Thursday, 15 October 2020, a global assessment report on the role of forests and tree-based systems in poverty alleviation was launched...
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Forests, Trees and the Eradication of Poverty: Potential and Limitations

This event marks the launch of a new and most comprehensive scientific assessment presented by the Global Forest Experts Panel (GFEP) on...

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...

Deforestation made in Italy

This publication provides a summary of the contributions to the workshop "Deforestation made in Italy", held in Padua in December 2019. After...

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Payments for environmental services: what is good practice?

Payments for environmental services (PES)—also known as “payments for ecosystem services”— have become increasingly popular worldwide over the last two decades. However,...

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