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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.

Forest waterfall

PhD Fellowship opportunity on forest soil vulnerability

Originally posted on the HoliSoils website: The 2023 call for the INPhINIT fellowships is now open and includes 35 positions for early-stage...

The transition from knowledge to action at the heart of at COP27 Mediterranean Pavilion

The United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) in Sharm el-Sheikh (Egypt) is taking place from 6 to 18 November. On November 14, the European...
Forest soil

HoliSoils surveys on soil vulnerability to natural disturbances

Originally posted on the HoliSoils website: Holisoils launched a set of three surveys to collect expert opinions on how natural...
Mediterranean Sea & Forest

Nature-based solutions for climate change mitigation in the Mediterranean at COP27

PRIMA, the Partnership for Research and Innovation in the Mediterranean Area, is organising a Nature-based Solutions for climate change mitigation event at...

Delve into forest resilience in the second MFRA 2030 webinar

This month EFIMED is organising a series of four webinars to explore the four main themes of the Mediterranean Forest Research Agenda 2030...
Catalan Forest

New webinar on carbon footprint in afforestation

The organisation Foro de Bosques y Cambio Climático is hosting various events to raise awareness of the role that forests play in...

Mediterranean in the spotlight at COP27

United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) in Sharm el-Sheikh (Egypt) will host a Mediterranean Pavilion for the first time. This initiative is...

International conference on the adaptation of forests to climate change

Silvadapt.net, a Spanish network of universities and research institutes from the whole country working on adaptive silviculture, will host the International Conference...
Mediterranean forest

Consultancy Programme Preparation: Mediterranean Forest Initiative

This consultation is published by Plan Bleu, Regional Activity Center of the Mediterranean Action Plan (MAP), established in the form of a...

#ResponsibleForestry – Our missions as state foresters

Publishing a second video “Our missions as state foresters” in its #ResponsibleForestry campaign, EUSTAFOR aims to highlight that it is through the...



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...