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From religion to conservation: Greek community guards sacred forest for over...

Sacred forests are wooded areas with spiritual significance for people and rural communities. They represent places of worship and commemorations, where natural...

EU funding for Ecological Restoration actions: How to develop a successful...

In 2021 as well as in the following years, the LIFE programme hopes to receive more applications for funding ecological restoration, including...

EVOLTREE conference: Genomics and Adaptation in Forest Ecosystems

The first EVOLTREE conference on "Genomics and Adaptation in Forest Ecosystems" will take place 14-17 September 2021 at WSL Birmensdorf in Switzerland....

The role of fire in the conservation of Black Pine habitat

The endemic Mediterranean black pine forests (Pinus nigra Arn.) are a priority habitat for conservation in the European Union. Black pine forests...

Best management practices for the conservation of Black Pine forests

The endemic Mediterranean black pine forests (Pinus nigra Arn.) are a priority habitat for conservation in the European Union. Moreover, black pine...

Preserving biodiversity: the foundation for a more resilient future

The IUFRO Forest Biodiversity Research Group addresses the influence of human-made and natural disturbances on biodiversity and explores the relationship between forest...

Managing stand structure to restore mixed oak-dominated forests for biodiversity conservation

The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU) is offering an open PhD position on Managing stand structure to restore mixed oak-dominated forests...

Integrating maquis vegetation to forest management plans in Turkey

Maquis vegetation is a Mediterranean shrubland type thatexpands across the south and west of Turkey, and composes its own habitat type as...

When nature meets the divine: Religious rules protect sacred forests

Sacred forests are found all over the world; they are not restricted to any religion or belief system. They are wooded areas...

Virtual conference on European Forests: Hotspots of Biodiversity

Forests are an important part of the European landscape and crucial for reaching the objectives of the European Green Deal and the...