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Rising threats and resilient solutions: insights from FOREST EUROPE’s webinars

Extreme droughts are expected to increase in frequency and severity and, together with rising temperatures, are expected to weaken trees, threatening forest ecosystems and...

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...

Drought adaptation of forests in Europe – Practical strategies webinar

FOREST EUROPE continues the journey to delve into measures we might take at regional, national and international level to support Europe’s forests to adapt...

Webinar – Spotlight on genetic diversity: An unseen ally in adapting...

Drought events are expected to be more frequent and more extreme in the forthcoming decades due to climate change. Indeed, those observed in Europe...

Drought emergency underlines need for coordinated action across the Mediterranean

The Mediterranean Basin, the second largest biodiversity hotspot of the world, is under severe threats due to climate change. Water scarcity, a long-known and widespread...

FORGENIUS Public Webinars kick off with focus on drought resistance and...

The H2020 FORGENIUS project, a European research initiative focused on forest genetic resources, hosted its first public webinar on 27 October. The webinar...

Thirsty Europe: the effects of climate change in Catalonia on forests...

As a result of climate change, droughts are on the rise in Europe and local and national governments are preparing for increasingly dry years....

Thirsty Europe: a story from Catalonia

Thirsty Europe is a cross border project that has searched for solutions to the problems generated by drought in the southern Alps and Mediterranean...

Mediterranean conifers found to be resistant to drought due to their...

Two recent studies on two relict Mediterranean conifers threatened by climate change, the Spanish fir (Abies pinsapo) and the Atlas cedar (Cedrus atlantica) investigate...

Open position as junior research scientist on functional diversity under water...

INRAE is looking for a permanent researcher at the Silva unit in Nancy, France, entitled to work on functional diversity under water stress. The work...

Riparian forests as Nature-Based Solutions within the Mediterranean context

The Mediterranean Basin faces significant challenges due to anthropogenic changes impacting both natural ecosystems and human livelihoods. Among these challenges, floods stand out as...