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Retro-innovation working for wildfire prevention: Shepherds’ contracts to reduce biomass and...

Innovative contracts are providing extra income and social recognition for shepherds working to reduce forest fire risk. These indicator-based contracts, as well...

What is mushroom picking worth? Data collection strategies and valuation methods...

Mushroom picking is a growing recreational activity in Europe and has a rich history as a traditional practice in many areas across...

New SINCERE paper analyses the context for adopting payments for watershed...

Payments for watershed services (PWS) are an increasingly popular tool for watershed management, also in the Southern Hemisphere. However, the degree of PWS adoption varies...

Insights in academia: Mapping the fragmentation of the international forest regime...

When I started studying forestry, there were several things I thought I'd never do. One of them was searching for books on...

Global fire challenges in a warming world

Wildfires have played a critical role in shaping our environment. Iconic tree species, such as the giant sequoia, even depend on fire...

Innovation networks on Mediterranean non-wood forest products

Non Wood Forest Products (NWFP) are important resources for rural economies. The European network of the 'Innovation Networks of Cork, Resins and...

Tree mortality submodels drive simulated long‐term forest dynamics

Models are pivotal for assessing future forest dynamics under the impacts of changing climate and management practices, incorporating representations of tree growth,...

First National Report on the State of Forests and Forestry in...

On the International Forestry Day, 21st March 2019, the Italian Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Forestry Policies and Tourism (Mipaaft) presented the first...

Sparking firesmart policies in the EU

As the incidence and intensity of forest fires in southern Europe increases, policies that used to be effective in support of fire...

Have your forest, and (your livestock) eat it too

Forest may not be the first image that springs to mind when visualising the Iranian landscape. Yet, the open, semi-arid forests of Iran’s...