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Sponsoring a forest: Experiences with corporate social responsibility

Forests are an essential part of the terrestrial ecosystem. They are indispensable to ensure the balance of ecosystems and to combat climate...

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...

Social Innovation: What’s all the fuzz about?

Social innovation is everywhere. A search in Google lands 1,320 million hits. Google Scholar finds 3,700,000 resources, and if we look it...

Innovation inspiration at a SIMRA workshop in Solsona

Social Innovation in Marginalised Rural Areas (SIMRA) is a European project focused on research and innovation actions. FORECO, one of the 26...

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...

10 articles to deepen your knowledge on the social and economic...

In preparation for our upcoming conference, “Resilient landscapes to face catastrophic forest fires: global insights towards a new paradigm”, we have selected...

Facing forest fires: 10 articles to deepen your knowledge on the...

There is no shortage of literature on forest fires. A simple search in Scopus yields well over 29,000 results – and steadily rising....

When ashes stain forest rivers: post-fire effects on soil and water...

Uncontrolled, extreme forest fires can have a devastating impact on the ecosystems where they occur: one of the most visible of these...

Spotting bugs from the sky: Can remote sensing warn us of...

Remote sensing technology allows us to obtain information from any spot on Earth without having to be physically there. Thanks...

Retro-innovation working for wildfire prevention: Shepherds’ contracts to reduce biomass and...

Innovative contracts are providing extra income and social recognition for shepherds working to reduce forest fire risk. These indicator-based contracts, as well...