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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....

COOPEREM: Management of transborder emergencies

COOPEREM creates cross-border fire prevention zones between France and Catalonia region in Spain. To achieve this, the project develops a joint policy...

Mediterranean forest area on the rise but increasingly in jeopardy

The Mediterranean forest area has increased by two percent between 2010 and 2015, resulting in a rise of 1.8 million hectares - about the...

MEFISTO Mediterranean forest fire fighting training standardisation

14 December 2018, Tuscany, Italy. After 18 months of work, and just six months to finish, the MEFISTO project begins preparations for its final conference...