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Drought emergency underlines need for coordinated action across the Mediterranean

The Mediterranean Basin, the second largest biodiversity hotspot of the world, is under severe threats due to climate change. Water scarcity, a long-known and widespread...

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,...

AgroForMed’s launch – Developing agroforestry in the Mediterranean

It's official! AgroForMed - a non-profit association that aims to develop agroforestry in the Mediterranean - has now been launched. The association's activity is tridimensional:...

Centenary of the foundation of Silva Mediterranea

In 1922, the international forestry association Silva Mediterranea was founded in recognition of the unique ecological, climatological, and cultural characteristics of the Mediterranean region....

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...

Nature is staging a comeback: UN recognizes seven World Restoration Flagships

The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) have named seven initiatives across Africa, Latin America, the...

EFI Mediterranean Network News: starting 2024 with lots of activities on...

New year, fresh start! The first issue of the EFI Mediterranean Network News 2024 focuses on a development cooperation initiative in Lebanon that was successfully undertaken...

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...

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...

When heritage enters schools: empowering young generations with traditional knowledge

What is the future of traditional knowledge if it is not transmitted to younger generations? Recognising the importance of preserving local wisdom on natural...

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,...