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WWF Spain releases report on ‘superfires’ in the Mediterranean

Last month, World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Spain released a new report on the risk of extreme fire events in the Mediterranean region....

Save the date! International wildfire workshop in October

We live in a changing world. Droughts and shifts in climate lead to hotter, dryer, and windier seasons in many temperate areas. People are...

Cool, wet, and few people: where Catalan forest ecosystem services abound

If we want to manage forests for maximum welfare outcomes, we need to boost the provision of bundled forest ecosystem services. But to get...

Call for papers: Governing and managing forests for multiple ecosystem services...

Researchers from several scientific disciplines are invited to submit their contribution to this interdisciplinary conference "Governing and managing forests for multiple ecosystem...

Adapting Forest to Climate Change symposium in Toulouse

On 19-20 November 2019 the French city of Toulouse will host the symposium "Adapting forests to climatge change" where a programme of...

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....

Engaging with stakeholders for spiritual ecosystem services

Forests are key for society and understanding the importance and the functioning of ecosystem services is fundamental for the healthy and sustainable...

Fire resilient territories required to tackle extreme wildfire crisis

A clear message emerged at a recent international seminar on wildfire management: extreme wildfire events cannot be addressed through suppression-centered approaches and a new...

Mediterranean Forest Week highlights forests’ key role for a sustainable future

The VI Mediterranean Forest Week showcased the use of forest–based solutions to address climate change, as well as broader regional challenges such...

Global fire challenges in a warming world

Wildfires have played a critical role in shaping our environment. Iconic tree species, such as the giant sequoia, even depend on fire...