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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.

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,...

Mediterranean Forest Week: Forest and ecosystem restoration for the next generations

Mediterranean forests are part of multifaceted landscapes, but heavily affected by centuries of human intervention. Despite an increase of 1.8 million hectares...
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EU adopts new EU Forest Strategy for 2030

The European Commission has adopted the New EU Forest Strategy for 2030, a flagship initiative of the European Green Deal that builds...

Integrate Network Communications Workshop: “Engaging with Media”

Do you want to find out why journalists tend to take certain perspectives when it comes to how we use our forest?...
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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,...

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Now available in French: IUFRO-GFEP Policy Brief on Forests and Poverty...

IUFRO’s Global Forest Expert Panels (GFEP) Programme proudly announces the launch of the French version of Forests, Trees and Poverty Alleviation in...

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