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How the fashion industry is turning to forests for the fibres...

Fashion is an economically important but highly contaminating industry. The industry emits 5% of global greenhouse gasses, produces 20% of wastewater and is a...

“Innovation and the Mediterranean Bioeconomy” seminar spurs input for the MFRA...

“Innovation and the Mediterranean Bioeconomy”, an online seminar hosted by EFIMED on 11 March, was the first of four online seminars that will take...

Spotlight on Europe’s bioeconomy in last EFIMED Newsletter

February ends with a long list of events (webinars, conferences, policy forums, etc.) announced for the coming weeks and months along with a variety...

#CuidemElBosc: raising awareness on the importance of forests in Catalonia

The Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food of the Government of Catalonia has recently launched an awareness and dissemination campaign that puts emphasis on...

University of Valladolid opens a permanent mission in Vietnam

Thanks to the BioEcoN project, there have been several years of collaboration between the University of Valladolid (UVa) and several universities in Vietnam. Now, this project has yielded results outside...

Forest management in the Mediterranean key to ecosystem services provision

Forests in the Mediterranean basin have historically contributed to human well-being and to national economies by providing multiple ecosystem services. Recent changes in forestry...

Public Perception on Forests and Bioeconomy webinar

The ThinkForest webinar event on Public Perception of Forests and Bioeconomy aims to understand and discuss the public perceptions of forests, forestry and the forest-based...

Aspiring leaders enjoy preview on Mediterranean forests in urbanised societies

Participants to the EFI Young Leadership Programme 2020, “Mediterranean forests in urbanised societies” enjoyed a lively preview session for the programme on 17 September. After...

Bioeconomy as a long-term model for fighting forest fires

Hundreds of firefighters were fighting forest fires last year in southern Catalonia, Spain, as temperatures rose to 40 degrees Celsius and above across Europe....

IUFRO-EURAC conference on forestry’s value for bioeconomy

The University of Padova, together with EURAC research, in cooperation with the IUFRO division 4.05, and the IUFRO Task Force: unlocking the bioeconomy and...

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...