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Citizen science and its contribution to controlling acacia forests in Portugal

Many forest ecosystems worldwide are under threat after the invasion of exotic invasive plant species and Portugal is no exception. One of...

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....

Sustainable cork management reduces the risk of forest fires

The International Day of Forests was celebrated on 21 March. This year, the UN has decided to focus on SDG 12: "Ensuring...

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...

Workshop – Future challenges: Risk Communication

The workshop ‘Future challenges: Risk Communication’ is part of a series of Workshops that cover future challenges and associated uncertainty. They are...

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...

FIRE-RES project kicks-off: striving for a fire-resilient Europe

Driving a transition within the European Union towards a fire-resilient continent by developing a series of innovation actions that take into account...

Land-use change and large wildfires

The effects of climate change on wildfires are widely studied around the world. However, another key process contributing to changing fire regimes...

The role of fire in the conservation of Black Pine habitat

The endemic Mediterranean black pine forests (Pinus nigra Arn.) are a priority habitat for conservation in the European Union. Black pine forests...

Seminar on the management and prevention of forest fires

The Montclima project is developing a transnational strategic framework for prevention and management of natural hazards in mountainous areas of the SUDOE...