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Creating mosaic landscapes: integrating vineyards to prevent wildfires and increase resilience

In the Mediterranean region, increasing temperatures and aridity have amplified the threat and frequency of wildfires, inflicting significant damage and costs. Traditional fire mitigation...

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...

Changing the conversation about forest fires through social innovation

In 1986, fires raged rampant on Montserrat Mountain. As over 70,000 hectares of forest land burned throughout Catalonia, the wildfires drew dangerously close to...

Deer to the rescue: how browsing combats wildfires in Iberian forests

Mediterranean oak woodlands, known for being the native habitat of the world’s cork trees, are increasingly at risk due to the spread of shrubs...