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Deer to the rescue: how browsing combats wildfires in Iberian forests

Mediterranean oak woodlands, known for being the native habitat of the world’s cork trees, are increasingly at risk due to the spread of shrubs...

Creating mosaic landscapes: integrating vineyards to prevent wildfires and increase resilience

In the Mediterranean region, increasing temperatures and aridity have amplified the threat and frequency of wildfires, inflicting significant damage and costs. Traditional fire mitigation...

Women of fire: first European «Women’s Traditional Fire Training Exchange» held...

The first European Women’s Traditional Fire Training Exchange (WTREx) was held in the Alto Minho region, Portugal, to highlight the importance and growing role...

Fire in the Earth System international congress 2024

After the successful meetings in Valencia and Granada, the 2024 edition of Fire in the Earth System (fEs2024) will be held in Extremadura (Cáceres,...

Uncovering innovations in wildfire risk planning and prevention across the Mediterranean

Wildfires are a major threat to the environment and to people. They are unpredictable and difficult to control, but with measures, prevention and quick...

Wildfire risk planning and prevention: innovations in the Mediterranean and beyond

Wildfires, a natural part of ecosystems, pose significant environmental and socio-economic risks due to climate change and their destructive impact on local populations. Traditionally,...

A new afforestation method is applied for the first time in...

"Pishe-Poro" is a forest ecosystem which has been declared a protected area together with the Narte lagoon with DCM no. 694, dated 26.10.2022, as...

What forestry model do we want in Europe?

The Union of Foresters of Southern Europe (USSE) and the Basque Government through HAZI Fundazioa will hold a conference entitled "Climate resilience, forest fires,...

50 innovative wildfire solutions enter the next phase of the FIRE-RES...

FIRE-RES consortium recently announced its Open Innovation Challenge (OIC) list of selected innovations. These innovations will receive tailored in-kind acceleration support and mentorship to...

Wildfire science enters the Spanish Congress

In 2019, the church of Notre Dame burnt down. Citizens of Hong Kong took the streets to protest for a better democracy. Students protested...

Riparian forests as Nature-Based Solutions within the Mediterranean context

The Mediterranean Basin faces significant challenges due to anthropogenic changes impacting both natural ecosystems and human livelihoods. Among these challenges, floods stand out as...