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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.

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...
MFRA 2

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

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...
Timber building

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...
Researcher working

CMCC is looking for two researchers on climate and ecosystems’ interactions

The Euro-Mediterranean Center on Climate Change (CMCC) is a scientific research center working on on climate change and its interactions with the...
European pine forest

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,...

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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...

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