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EVOLTREE Summer School: Assisted migration for adapting forests to climate change

Forest trees have evolved at species and population levels to adapt to the local environment in which they grow. Such local adaptations lead to...

Webinar – Spotlight on genetic diversity: An unseen ally in adapting...

Drought events are expected to be more frequent and more extreme in the forthcoming decades due to climate change. Indeed, those observed in Europe...

The threat to Italy’s iconic stone pines

Visitors returning to Rome or Naples after some time away may be shocked by the state of the cities' iconic stone pines (Pinus pinea)....

Delivering tree genetic resources in forest and landscape restoration

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the Alliance of Bioversity International & CIAT published a new forestry working paper, highlighting...

Post-doctoral position in functional and evolutionary ecology at INRAE

The French National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food, and Environment (INRAE) is offering a two-year post-doc position in functional and evolutionary ecology titled "Assessing...

FORGENIUS Public Webinars kick off with focus on drought resistance and...

The H2020 FORGENIUS project, a European research initiative focused on forest genetic resources, hosted its first public webinar on 27 October. The webinar...

Mediterranean conifers found to be resistant to drought due to their...

Two recent studies on two relict Mediterranean conifers threatened by climate change, the Spanish fir (Abies pinsapo) and the Atlas cedar (Cedrus atlantica) investigate...

OptFORESTS: Multilevel biodiversity for resilient forests in the face of climate...

In a context where forests must adapt to more extreme climatic phenomena, new pests, and emerging diseases, efforts are needed to make tree species...

New agenda focuses on Mediterranean forest resilience in the face of...

The Mediterranean forest research community has a new mandate for action to strengthen the resilience of Mediterranean forest ecosystems over the next ten years. In...

EUFORGEN webinars explore the case study of ash dieback

The upcoming February EUFORGEN webinar series "Biotic outbreak management of the Genetic Conservation Units Network: case study on ash dieback" will discuss the possibility...

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...