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OptFORESTS, a new EU project to improve the diversity and resilience...

Faced with the challenges posed to forests by climate change, new European policies call for increased efforts to restore forest ecosystems through...

Explore forest genetics in the third MFRA 2030 webinar

We’re halfway through our series of four weekly webinars in preparation for the EFI Mediterranean Network Forum 2022! On...

Mediterranean Forest Research Agenda 2030 webinar series

Take a deep dive into the four themes of the Mediterranean Forest Research Agenda 2030 (MFRA 2030) in a series of weekly...

Key highlights from the 7th Mediterranean Forest Week through EFIMED’s lens

The city of Antalya, Turkey has recently been the meeting point for academics, researchers, policy makers, and working professionals from the forestry...

EVOLTREE conference: Genomics and Adaptation in Forest Ecosystems

The first EVOLTREE conference on "Genomics and Adaptation in Forest Ecosystems" will take place 14-17 September 2021 at WSL Birmensdorf in Switzerland....

MEDLENTISK project: Exchanges of good practices about lentisk tree

MEDLENTISK project partners met recently to exchange knowledge in a joint learning event on the lentisk tree. The event took place from...

RNAi technologies for the control of Pine Pitch Canker

The RNAi4Fusarium project, headed by researcher Julio Javier Diez Casero, focuses on the study of Pine Pitch Canker (PPC), a disease responsible...

Variety: the spice of life, also for future forests

Forests in the Mediterranean and similar biodiversity hotspot regions are degrading rapidly due to the interaction of multiple stressors – both natural...

Managing forest genetic resources as a strategy to adapt forests to...

Managing genetic diversity is of key importance in fostering resilience of forest ecosystems to climate change. We carried out a survey reaching...

Pine processionary moths hybridisation in a Mediterranean complex area

Pine processionary moths, whose areas of distribution are in contact with western Turkey, are important defoliators in the Mediterranean basin. In this...