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Mediterranean forests confront certain vulnerabilities in the face of climate change, including threats from drought and wildfire. However, forests are also an important tool in global climate mitigation strategies: they play a key role in maintaining a humid mesoclimate and rainfall recycling, as well as in carbon storage, and forest resources that could be essential in providing renewable solutions to shift our reliance away from fossil-based resources.

Mediterranean Forest Week: #FacesOfTheForest Photo Contest

Take part in the second edition of the #FacesOfTheForest Contest and win a brand new digital photo camera! The contest is held...
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The Three Little Pigs and Climate Change

The 24th Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP24), taking place in Katowice, Poland, from 2...

European Forum on Urban Forestry 2019

Deadline for abstract submission: 1 February 2019 The 2019 European Forum on Urban Forestry (EFUF) will be held in Cologne, Germany from the 22 –...

Latest tree monitoring technologies support climate adaptation and mitigation

There is a strong connection between tree ecosystems and the climate system. However, the feedback between the two relies on a range of factors,...

A unique database providing information to quantify the adaptive capacity of beech to climate...

A group of researchers from all over Europe worked together to release a unique database to the scientific community. Assembling data collected under the...
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EFI showcases forests and sustainable cities

Happy International Day of Forests on 21 March – and also happy 25th anniversary to our own Institute. At EFI, on these occasions, we...

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Global fire challenges in a warming world

Wildfires have played a critical role in shaping our environment. Iconic tree species, such as the giant sequoia, even depend on fire...

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