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How do dryland species adapt to climate challenges?

Trees are crucial organisms in many terrestrial ecosystems. Tree responses to climate variations could influence the global carbon and water cycles considerably...

EFIMED’s June newsletter is out now!

EFIMED's June newsletter is now available. In this issue readers will enjoy as a top story the article by EFI's director Marc...

Bioeconomy as a long-term model for fighting forest fires

Hundreds of firefighters were fighting forest fires last year in southern Catalonia, Spain, as temperatures rose to 40 degrees Celsius and above...

ResinApp: better traceability of natural resin

The SustForest Plus project designed and developed a traceability system based on a client-server computer application in a web and Android environment,...

Advocating a feasible EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030

The EU Biodiversity Strategy for 2030 has been published as one of the paths towards the EU Green Deal and the Global...

New guide on the uses of valuable broadleaves timber in Catalonia

Valuable broadleaves are tree species whose wood may reach superb technical and aesthetic properties. Oak, walnut, cherry, maple or ash are examples...

Aleppo Pine in Tunisia: Ecology, Management and Uses

The H2020 Innovation Networks for Cork, Resins and Edibles (INCREDIBLE) project, coordinated by the European Forest Institute's Mediterranean Facility, has supported the production...

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...

SINCERE PES paper sparks discussion in Nature Sustainability

The original paper From principles to practice in paying for nature’s services, led to a critical response from Esteve Corbera (UAB) and his...

Reducing vulnerability of Soria’s forests to climate change

The development of a Technical Management and Forestry Reference with measures for the adaptation to climate change is already underway and this...

IUFRO places focus on gender equality in forestry

When one thinks of forests, forestry and forest research, gender equality is probably not the first thing that springs to mind. But...

Innovative eco-construction with insulation panels of Mediterranean wood and cork

In Europe, the wood used to produce cross laminated timber (CLT) that is currently used for ecological construction generally grows in productive...

SINCERE PES scheme supports landscape and biodiversity preservation

From Autumn 2020, visitors of Ruka-Kuusamo area have the possibility to contribute to preserving the region’s beautiful landscapes and biodiversity through the...

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