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Communicating the important role of sustainable forest management to prevent wildfires

The Ministerial Conference on the Protection of Forests in Europe (FOREST EUROPE) is currently working on the pan-European forest risk awareness mechanism...

New post-doc opportunities in the FIRE RES project

The Centro de Estudos Florestais do Instituto Superior de Agronomia (ISA) is looking for two Doctors / PhDs to do research within...

Educating for change: toolkit for high schools on wildfires and climate...

Wildfires are one of the most pressing environmental concerns in many countries worldwide, especially in the context of climate change. In this...

Local initiatives to mitigate wildfire risk in Spain

Spain, like many other countries in Europe, has been burning for the last few weeks. The wildfire in Sierra de la Culebra,...

Silvopasture as key driver to promote circular economy in Europe

In light of the recent regulations and actions supporting circular economy, it seems clear that the European Union recognizes climate change as...

Key highlights from the 7th Mediterranean Forest Week through EFIMED’s lens

The city of Antalya, Turkey has recently been the meeting point for academics, researchers, policy makers, and working professionals from the forestry...

Rural development funding and wildfire prevention

Rural landscapes in Southern Europe have been increasingly exposed to wildfires during the last decades due to climate and land use changes....

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...

Making change in wildfire management: Science-policy interaction

The training course "Making Change - Science Policy Interaction", organised by the European University of Cyprus in collaboration with the European Forest...

Biodiversity and invasive plants: the BioBlitz da Tapada’s initiative

The EU’s Biodiversity Strategy for 2030 aims to address the main drivers of biodiversity loss, with invasive alien species (IAS) as one...