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Virtual innovation in forest didactics from the University of Valladolid among...

"Bringing the forest to the classroom, bringing our knowledge to the global forest," an approach developed by Dr.  José A. Reque Kilchenmann, a member...

Wood-chain: the technology for strengthening traceability and PEFC certification

Nowadays, forest certification schemes and European regulations demand an increasing capability for tracing and linking information along the supply chain of wood-based products. The...

Social innovation in forests: buzzword or opportunity?

This article is also published on the SIMRA blog. What is social innovation? Over the last decades, social innovation has gained significant popularity as a...

First meeting to develop the Italian National Forestry Strategy 2019-2039

The first meeting of the Commission nominated by the Italian Ministry of Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies (Mipaaft) to draft the National Forest Strategy...

The INCREDIBLE consortium calls for a common label for European resin

Territorial contracts and common labelling were key ideas arising out of the INCREDIBLE Interregional Workshop on “Resin extraction as a building block of sustainable forest...

Release of elite stone pine clones for orchard plantations

Different grafting techniques and deployment strategies for improved genetic materials of stone pine, Pinus pinea, offer more landowners the possibility to consider the tree as a...

RUS Service supports Sentinel data users with free resources and open...

The  Sentinels, an innovative  fleet  of  satellites  developed  by  the European Space Agency (ESA) for  the  European  Commission, began a systematic acquisition of Earth...

IUFRO-EFI “Young Scientists” begin their research visits

The IUFRO-EFI Young Scientists Initiative is now fully underway as the ten young scientists selected for the 2019 round are preparing for their short...

King Felipe VI of Spain celebrates the International Day of Forests

The association Juntos por los Bosques, which brings together more than 30 institutions representing the forestry sector in Spain, organised a central event in...

Vietnamese-Spanish collaboration for forest-based bioeconomy

The VNU University of Science (VNU-HUS), in collaboration with the Spanish Embassy in Hanoi and the University of Valladolid (UVa), co-hosted a seminar in...

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,...