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Safeguarding Lebanon’s forests through fire prevention

A few years back, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warned that the risk of wildfires in the Mediterranean is expected to worsen...

Raising fire prevention awareness: a vital initiative in Mount Lebanon schools

In a significant move to enhance forest fire safety and prevention awareness, an engaging activity took place under the project entitled "Integrated Community Fire...

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...

Women of fire: first European «Women’s Traditional Fire Training Exchange» held...

The first European Women’s Traditional Fire Training Exchange (WTREx) was held in the Alto Minho region, Portugal, to highlight the importance and growing role...

Fire in the Earth System international congress 2024

After the successful meetings in Valencia and Granada, the 2024 edition of Fire in the Earth System (fEs2024) will be held in Extremadura (Cáceres,...

Uncovering innovations in wildfire risk planning and prevention across the Mediterranean

Wildfires are a major threat to the environment and to people. They are unpredictable and difficult to control, but with measures, prevention and quick...

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,...

Open call for IEFC network fund

The future management of planted forests has to meet a number of challenges. The first challenge is certainly the need to adapt the design...

Forest fires and restoration of burnt areas in Spain

A new scientific report on forest fires explores the topics of prevention, extinction, and post-fire management in Spain. The report examines the causes of...

Protecting your home from forest fires at zero cost: saving forests...

When a house, a garden, or private land burns down, it is not just property that burns. What goes away are the daily lives...

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...