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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.

Tabias and Jessour: an ancestral hydro-agricultural system in arid environments

Jessour and Tabias are traditional systems crucial for water and soil conservation in the agricultural zones of southeastern Tunisia. These innovative techniques maximise limited...
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Across the Sea 2024: empowering youth to protect the Mediterranean Sea

Across the Sea is a movement born in 2023 aimed at promoting integration among the younger generations of the Mediterranean, fostering a strong sense...

International symposium on Mediterranean stone pine

The stone pine (Pinus pinea L.) is one of the most characteristic tree species in the Mediterranean Basin due to its high economic value...

EVOLTREE Summer School: Assisted migration for adapting forests to climate change

Forest trees have evolved at species and population levels to adapt to the local environment in which they grow. Such local adaptations lead to...

Latitude or altitude may save us?

A second article in a planned series of three reports the results of ongoing research on the potential effects of climate change on terrestrial...

Results of the FOREST4EU National Workshop in Spain

The city of Valladolid, Spain, became the forestry innovation capital of Europe. From April 18–19, the final INNOVAForOne conference was held to bring together...

Drought adaptation of forests in Europe – Practical strategies webinar

FOREST EUROPE continues the journey to delve into measures we might take at regional, national and international level to support Europe’s forests to adapt...

UfM Mediterranean Green Week

The UfM EU and Jordan CoPresidency and Secretariat are pleased to announce that the Mediterranean Green Week will take place from 14 to 16...

Webinar – Mediterranean stone pines under attack: the invasion of the pine tortoise scale

Mediterranean stone pines are facing a pest that is seriously damaging their health. Can forest genetic research bring hope for solutions?The emblematic Mediterranean stone...

Needs and expectations towards a European observatory for forests climate change impacts

The Forwards project develops tools for spatially explicit pan-European projections on forests and for regionalised climate smart forest and restoration roadmaps. As part of...

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Riparian forests as Nature-Based Solutions within the Mediterranean context

The Mediterranean Basin faces significant challenges due to anthropogenic changes impacting both natural ecosystems and human livelihoods. Among these challenges, floods stand out as...

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