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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.

Land Life Company boosts reforestation in the Mediterranean

Land Life Company, founded in 2013, operates at a global scale across more than 20 countries. However, in recent years, Spain and...

Upscaling forest and landscape restoration to meet the Paris goals

The FAO Forest and Landscape Restoration Mechanism is implementing the project “The Paris Agreement in action: Upscaling forest and landscape restoration to...

Adapting Forest to Climate Change symposium in Toulouse

On 19-20 November 2019 the French city of Toulouse will host the symposium "Adapting forests to climatge change" where a programme of...

New technologies to fight climate change in marginal lands

A new Horizon 2020 project will identify marginal lands in Europe and strengthen their potential to contribute to a CO2 sequestration strategy....

SUSTREE final project dissemination to policy makers in Brussels

On 13 June, the final session of the SUSTREE project will take place in Brussels to disseminate the results of this initiative...

Spain’s first voluntary carbon market: offsetting emissions with positive action in forests

The Polytechnic University of Valencia in Spain, with the collaboration of the regional Chamber of Commerce and the Spanish Office of Climate...

EFI celebrates a special day for forests

On this International Day of Forests, staff at the European Forest Institute are celebrating. Here's a brief glimpse at the diversity of...

2019 AFORCE Symposium

2-3 April 2019, Montpellier, France. The AFORCE network (French Network Dedicated to the Adaptation of Forests to Climate...

Mediterranean Climate Change Adaptation Awards

Calling all stakeholders in Mediterranean countries to showcase your climate change adaptation action! The French Agency for...

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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Retro-innovation working for wildfire prevention: Shepherds’ contracts to reduce biomass and...

Innovative contracts are providing extra income and social recognition for shepherds working to reduce forest fire risk. These indicator-based contracts, as well...

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