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FAIR principles make your grey literature shine out

The publication of scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals may be a well-laid path but unfortunately the same cannot be said for grey literature. Materials...

Unraveling Lebanon’s Biodiversity

Lebanon, due to its geographic location in the Eastern Mediterranean and one of the 36 world biodiversity hotspots, is recognized as a regional hotspot...

Meet the first board of the Mediterranean Youth Task Force!

Silva Mediterranea’s Mediterranean Youth Task Force (MYTF) elected its first board of coordinators for the year 2023, in a completely democratic and transparent procedure....

Calibrating bioclimatic tolerance levels for three key Eastern Mediterranean species

Our first article from a planned series of 3 articles came out from Biodiversity and Conservation this fall: "Simulating the potential forest ranges in...

Place branding and forests: a win-win alliance for rural development 

Nowadays, branding is not only about products and goods, but also about places. The concept of place branding has become truly relevant in today's...

Natural and cultural heritage in forests

Forests are one of the most important examples of natural heritage in the Mediterranean and the rest of the world, due to their exceptional...

Unfolding the green side of social innovation

The impact of human behaviour on the environment has surged at the planetary scale over the past half century. Growing urbanisation, pressure on ecosystems,...

From patient investments to DAO & crowdsourcing for afforestation, reforestation and plantation

Let me tell you our story, which we call Token and DAO Based Crowdsource 4 Afforestation (C4EST). The team of our C4EST project, formed...

Blazing the trail towards wildfire resilience: A story of social innovation...

ADF stands for “Agrupació de Defensa Forestal”. In English, it could be translated as “Forest Defence Groups”. When I first got in touch with...

From COVID-19 to forests: tracing the real-time linkages

By Sven Wunder and Sarah Feder Originally posted on the EFI blog: https://blog.efi.int/from-covid-19-to-forests-tracing-the-real-time-linkages/ A complex tug-of-war “A crisis like no other” is how Kristalina Georgieva, 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,...