Climate change

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.

COP25: PEFC positions forest certification as a tool to mitigate climate change

The COP25 Climate Summit dedicated Thursday to forests and its role in the face of Climate Change. The General Secretary of PEFC Spain participated...

PhD fellowships for early-stage researchers at CREAF

The Centre for Research in Ecology and Forestry Applications (CREAF) in Barcelona, Spain, offers PhD positions for young researchers of any nationality in 8...

International opportunities at Chile’s University of Concepción

The Postgraduate Direction of the University of Concepción, through the "Plan to Strengthen the Internationalisation of the Postgraduate and Research of the University of...

Open Letter: An urgent need to put forests on the global agenda

An urgent need to put forests on the global agenda Climate change has reached a tipping point, becoming a climate crisis that is having a...

BiodivERsA European Joint Call 2019-2020

BiodivERsA is the network programming and funding research on biodiversity and ecosystem services across European countries and territories. This platform is made up of...

International Conference: Air Pollution Threats to Plant Ecosystems

Pollution and climate change hazards will be the central theme of the international event "Air Pollution Threats to Plant Ecosystems" co-organized by Committee on...

Spotting bugs from the sky: Can remote sensing warn us of forest pests?

Remote sensing technology allows us to obtain information from any spot on Earth without having to be physically there. Thanks to this science, we can gather...

Science Meets Stakeholders Dialogue at IUFRO XXV World Congress

Not going to IUFRO XXV World Congress? You can still make your voice heard! Participate in this brief survey to set the scene for...

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 the larger...

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 achieve Nationally...

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Including the forestry sector in national recovery and resilience plans

In recent years, the European Union has intensified efforts to address environmental and social changes through various policies and regulations. All framed under the...

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