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Resilience refers to the ability of a system to bounce back from a disturbance or adapt to change. Relating to forests, it is how forest-related socio-ecological systems can respond to change in a manner that maintains critical interrelations (ecosystem functions/services/goods) within the systems.1 For Mediterranean forests, resilience is a term with many applications, particularly for climate, community and ecology.

Training Tunisia’s young minds on the climate change effects

As part of World Water Day, the H2020 FASTER project team, in collaboration with the social welfare entity Lions club Ennasr, organised...

Globalisation also endangers the health of forests

The introduction of exotic pests and diseases is one of the greatest environmental challenges in the world, according to the Forest Pathology...

Transforming forest landscapes to meet current and future needs

"Forest landscapes are often the basis of local economies and social identity," said Professor Andreas Bolte, Head of Institute at the Thünen...

Webinar: Can Planting Trees Fix the Climate?

The Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment organises a webinar panel discussion next 25 March (from 12:30pm to 2:00pm EST) entitled on...

LIFE MycoRestore: using mycological resources for forest resilience

Mediterranean forests are currently facing serious abiotic and biotic tensions. The most frequent stress is drought due to climate change, which can...

Multifunctional forests: the key to achieving the EU’s green objectives

The EU forest stakeholders (European State Forest Association, Confederation of European Forest Owners, European Landowners' Organization and Copa-Cogeca) co-organised the event "Seeing...

Get involved in the Plant Health TV competition 2020

The United Nations General Assembly has declared 2020 as the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH). In this context, many events will be organised to...

FASTER Living Lab preparatory meeting

The H2020 project Faster (Farmers’ Adaptation and Sustainability in Tunisia through Excellence in Research) has amongst its objectives to set up one...

State of Mediterranean Forests 2018 now available in French

The "State of the Mediterranean Forests 2018" is a report published by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) that analyses the...

Pine processionary moths hybridisation in a Mediterranean complex area

Pine processionary moths, whose areas of distribution are in contact with western Turkey, are important defoliators in the Mediterranean basin. In this...

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State of Mediterranean Forests 2018 now available in French

The "State of the Mediterranean Forests 2018" is a report published by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) that analyses the...

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