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.

2020: A “Super Year” for forests

World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has declared 2020 as a “super year” for nature. For many reasons, it needs to be. As...

EFUF 2020: Urban Forestry for a Resilient Future

This year, the European Forum on Urban Forestry is being held in the dynamic city of Manchester in North West England. With...

Socio-ecological conflicts in forest management: risks of (not) adapting?

This international conference will focus on the potential conflicts arising from divergent expectations of the forest by various stakeholders. In particular, society's...

LIFE FORECCAsT European Symposium: Adaptation of Forests to Climate Change

Last November the LIFE FORECCAsT project organised the first European symposium "Adaptation of forests to climate change" where 150 experts on forests...

Forest community companies: new models for adaptation and mitigation

The conservation of forests is practically impossible if the people who live in it cannot achieve economic benefits. This is the premise...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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Rural development funding and wildfire prevention

Rural landscapes in Southern Europe have been increasingly exposed to wildfires during the last decades due to climate and land use changes....

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