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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...

Handbook of good practices in post-wildfire management

How can post-fire salvage logging be more sustainable? In this second edition of their handbook, Eduard Mauri and Pere Pons present a...

Facing Forest Fires: Visions and actions for global fire-resilient landscapes

Fire starts with a spark. Once ignited it can flourish, fed and spread by fuel and oxygen, the flames and smoke fanned great distances...

10 articles to deepen your knowledge on the social and economic...

In preparation for our upcoming conference, “Resilient landscapes to face catastrophic forest fires: global insights towards a new paradigm”, we have selected...

Facing forest fires: 10 articles to deepen your knowledge on the...

There is no shortage of literature on forest fires. A simple search in Scopus yields well over 29,000 results – and steadily rising....

Resilient landscapes to face catastrophic forest fires: Meet the Event Speakers!

“Resilient landscapes to face catastrophic forest fires: global insights towards a new paradigm,” a two-day, high-level international conference on 14-15 October 2019 in Madrid, will...

Extreme wildfire events: Addressing challenges across Europe

As the global threat of extreme fire events intensifies in the face of climate change, scientists and practitioners across Europe are calling...

When ashes stain forest rivers: post-fire effects on soil and water...

Uncontrolled, extreme forest fires can have a devastating impact on the ecosystems where they occur: one of the most visible of these...

Retro-innovation working for wildfire prevention: Shepherds’ contracts to reduce biomass and...

Innovative contracts are providing extra income and social recognition for shepherds working to reduce forest fire risk. These indicator-based contracts, as well...

Bioeconomy as a long-term model for fighting forest fires

Hundreds of firefighters are fighting forest fires in southern Catalonia, Spain, as temperatures rose to 40 degrees Celsius and above across Europe....