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Have your say on the new LIFE Programme

The European Commission has launched an online consultation to seek input on the future content and implementation of the Programme for the Environment and...

LIFE MycoRestore: using mycological resources for forest resilience

Mediterranean forests are currently facing serious abiotic and biotic tensions. The most frequent stress is drought due to climate change, which can sometimes lead...

Management of community forests in Portugal: results and perspectives

On 25 January, the report on more than 700 community forest management plans was discussed at the premises of the Portuguese Federation of Community...

MEDfOR students at EFI’s Forest Economy and Policy seminar

Students from the Erasmus Mundus master programme in Mediterranean Forestry and Natural Resources Management (MEDfOR) from the University of Lleida (Spain) attended the seminar...

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 the climate...

Facing Forest Fires: Visions and actions for global fire-resilient landscapes

Fire starts with a spark. Once ignited it can flourish, fed and spread by fuel and oxygen, the flames and smoke fanned great distances by the...

Resilient landscapes to face catastrophic forest fires: Meet the Event Speakers!

“Resilient landscapes to face catastrophic forest fires: global insights towards a new paradigm,” a two-day, high-level international conference on 14-15 October 2019 in Madrid, will bring together...

Five important facts about urban forests

Paris made headlines this week for a new project to build the largest urban farm in Europe, right in the heart of the French...

EFI Call for Short Scientific Visits

EFI believes firmly in creating opportunities for young scientists and in international mobilisation to expand and exchange knowledge and experience. In this respect, EFI...

The role of leadership in times of transformational change: reflections on...

26 November 2018, Barcelona, Spain. Inspirational and aspirational leaders, thinkers and change-makers, from science, practice and business are invited to join an open seminar, "The...

Wildfire risk planning and prevention: innovations in the Mediterranean and beyond

Wildfires, a natural part of ecosystems, pose significant environmental and socio-economic risks due to climate change and their destructive impact on local populations. Traditionally,...