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What are the main challenges faced by the urban forestry sector...

The “Blueprint for Innovation in Urban Forestry” produced by Uforest provides a comprehensive overview of the main challenges faced by the European...

New handbook on adaptive and close-to-nature forest management

A new handbook titled “Adaptive and close-to-nature management in mixed sub-humid Mediterranean forests: holm oak, chestnut, common oak and pine woods” has...

The bioeconomy and non-timber forest products

Non-wood forest products – such as nuts, mushrooms, berries, resins, etc. – are crucial for the bioeconomy, ensuring the sustainability of forest...

Final SINCERE paper on forest ecosystem services provision in Europe

The Spurring INnovations for forest eCosystem sERvices in Europe (SINCERE) project aimed to advance innovative mechanisms, including novel policies and business models,...

New global assessment of forest education

Education is essential for safeguarding natural resources, including forests, for future generations. This is one of the key messages of a new...

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...

HoliSoils publication on how soil recovers from forest fires

Originally posted on the HoliSoils website: A new article, from the framework of the HoliSoils project, sheds light on how...

ForestValue policy brief: increasing sustainability and resilience of European forests

During spring 2022 the ForestValue initiative, an EU programme aimed at promoting increased innovation and competitiveness of the forest-based sector in Europe,...

Governing abandoned land: Storylines on natural forest regrowth in France and...

We highlight three out of five different stories we identified in our study about natural forest regrowth on abandoned land in France...

Silvopasture as key driver to promote circular economy in Europe

In light of the recent regulations and actions supporting circular economy, it seems clear that the European Union recognizes climate change as...

Rural development funding and wildfire prevention

Rural landscapes in Southern Europe have been increasingly exposed to wildfires during the last decades due to climate and land use changes....

Fungal and bacterial communities in black truffle plantations in northern Spain

The manuscript focused on one of the most important Mediterranean fungal species, with a very significant socio-economic role. Tuber melanosporum (Ascomycota, Pezizales)...

Diversity and regeneration strategies in Mediterranean woody plant communities

Maquis vegetation is a shrubland type that expands across the Mediterranean Basin. Although this vegetation type comprises high diversity of plants, the...

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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