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Wildfire resilience with a flavour of economics

A recipe in the making When at home in your kitchen you meticulously follow the steps of a...

Aleppo pine regeneration after fire

The paper accurately measured seed rain intensity and duration in relation with stand characteristics at many places. For the seeds, the dissemination...

Preparing for forest-related disasters and extreme events

2021 marks the 16th anniversary of Gudrun, a powerful storm that passed over northern Europe causing severe wind damage, power outages, and...

Europe’s nature under threat after a 2019 with highest forest fire...

The European Commission has recently published the 20th edition of its Annual Report on Forest Fires in Europe, the Middle East and...

Examining the economic drivers of wildfire: where there’s smoke, there’s finance

"The world is ablaze. Or so it seems, and the scenario is repeating itself every year now," says Dr. François-Nicolas Robinne, of...

“Extreme wildfires are not new, even if they appear to be”

Fire has been for centuries a modeler of Mediterranean landscapes in southern Europe. Climate change as well as current trends in land...

Bioeconomy as a long-term model for fighting forest fires

Hundreds of firefighters were fighting forest fires last year in southern Catalonia, Spain, as temperatures rose to 40 degrees Celsius and above...

On pandemics and forest fires

The coronavirus crisis, as well as the recurrent forest fire crises we experience every year in many areas of the planet, are...

New observation site in Tunisia to study climate change and forests

The future of the forests in the southern Mediterranean faces a real threat due to the impact of climate change. Climate change...

Changing the mindset on wildfire policy evaluation in Mediterranean climate regions

A group of 22 researchers from the five Mediterranean-type climate regions (MCRs) across the world (Mediterranean basin, California, Chile, South Africa and...