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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.

Second MAIA Webinar on Climate Change and Agriculture: Agroforestry

On 8 September, tune in to this webinar organised by the MAIA Project to learn more about some European projects working on...
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Climate anxiety: are forests a way out of it?

Every time we open social media or turn on the television, we are bombarded by news of environmental disasters and the many...

ForestPaths Features #2: Exploring the project’s next generation assessment framework

ForestPaths has released the second publication from its ForestPaths Features series – an information note tackling the question of How can models...

Project MAIA: Maximizing climate change research impact and synergy

The MAIA project is a European Commission initiative that aims to act as an impact multiplier of climate research projects. It’s funded...

ForestPaths issues forest-based mitigation recommendations

Reaching climate neutrality by 2050 is crucial to fighting climate change, preserving the environment, and safeguarding a sustainable future for generations to...

EFI Resilience blog widens focus by looking to the Mediterranean

The European Forest Institute’s Resilience Blog, managed by its Resilience Research Programme, has launched a new section for articles covering topics related...

IUFRO Forest Podcast explores what stresses forests and how society responds

We are excited to present the second episode of Branching Out – The Forest Podcast. Join us as we discuss the topic...

Effects of climate change on Greek forests: a review

A new study by the Institute of Mediterranean Forest Ecosystems (IMFE) in Greece focuses on climate change and extreme weather outcomes in...

Forest soils can increase climate change mitigation with targeted management

Forest soils are larger carbon stocks than the trees that grow on them. Yet global studies on forest carbon stock changes often...

Declaration on the management of large wildfires in Spain seeks broad support

Spain is facing a complex problem that is getting worse every day with climate change: fires are becoming more intense and have...

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Landscape Fire Governance Framework: addressing complexity and uncertainty

Landscape fires are increasingly becoming a global problem, with over 300 million hectares burned annually. These fires are assuming increasingly extreme characteristics...

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