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Mixed species forests: Risks, Resilience and Management

From 25 to 27 March 2020, the conference "Mixed species forests: Risks, Resilience and Management" will take place in Lund, Sweden. This...

GenTree Final Conference: Genetics for a sustainable forest management

Genetics for greater sustainability in forest management will be the main topic during the scientific event "Genetics to the rescue: managing forests...

Extreme wildfire events: Addressing challenges across Europe

As the global threat of extreme fire events intensifies in the face of climate change, scientists and practitioners across Europe are calling...

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...

WWF Spain releases report on ‘superfires’ in the Mediterranean

Last month, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Spain released a new report on the risk of extreme fire events in the Mediterranean region....

Bioeconomy as a long-term model for fighting forest fires

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

Pests, diseases and climate change impact on chestnut and pine nut...

An interregional workshop on "Wild harvested nuts and berries in time of new pests, diseases and climate change", brought together stakeholders from...

Fire resilient territories required to tackle extreme wildfire crisis

A clear message emerged at a recent international seminar on wildfire management: extreme wildfire events cannot be addressed through suppression-centered approaches and a new...

Extreme wildfire events: Addressing governance and management challenges across Europe

Lisbon, Portugal, 29 May 2019. Last year, wildfires raged across Europe, sweeping through landscapes to leave a trail of...

Global fire challenges in a warming world

Wildfires have played a critical role in shaping our environment. Iconic tree species, such as the giant sequoia, even depend on fire...