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Does land governance help prevent wildfires?

In Southern Europe, the impacts caused by large fires are increasingly significant, despite enhanced efforts in active firefighting and the introduction of direct prevention...

European projects join forces to tackle the impact of climate change...

Over 30 researchers from 8 EU-funded projects are working together to come up with strategies to fight climate change and deal with its impacts...

Restricted Call for Small Grants in the Mediterranean biodiversity hotspot

The Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund (CEPF) and BirdLife International opened a call for proposals for Small Grants in Albania, Algeria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cabo...

Improving community land management through association arrangements in Portugal

The Center for Applied Ecology Baeta Neves (CEABN) is currently conducting a research project called SAFER-LANDS, which is focused on exploring an innovative management...

A new digital app mapping the potential suitability for cork oak...

The Competence Centre for Cork oak tree and Cork recently developed a digital application to help the Portuguese landowners finding the right spot to...

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. This altered...

Webinar – Payment for Ecosystem Services: an option to finance restoration

The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and WWF Lab are organising a knowledge sharing forum entitled "Payment for Ecosystem Services: An Option for Financing...

Spontaneous forest regrowth in Southwest Europe: Friend or Foe?

Think about a natural space that is familiar to you. Open areas around your city, agricultural land around your village, or pastureland in the...

Land Life Company boosts reforestation in the Mediterranean

Land Life Company, founded in 2013, operates at a global scale across more than 20 countries. However, in recent years, Spain and the larger...

Upscaling forest and landscape restoration to meet the Paris goals

The FAO Forest and Landscape Restoration Mechanism is implementing the project “The Paris Agreement in action: Upscaling forest and landscape restoration to achieve Nationally...

Latitude or altitude may save us?

A second article in a planned series of three reports the results of ongoing research on the potential effects of climate change on terrestrial...