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Now available in French: IUFRO-GFEP Policy Brief on Forests and Poverty...

IUFRO’s Global Forest Expert Panels (GFEP) Programme proudly announces the launch of the French version of Forests, Trees and Poverty Alleviation in...

What do the urban foresters of tomorrow need?

Urban forests represent an efficient solution to two of the most concerning trends of our time: urbanisation and climate change. However, their...

Fungal diversity in sacred groves versus managed forests in Epirus, NW...

Sacred groves are associated with small mountain villages, outlying churches, icon stands or abandoned monasteries, and can be found throughout the region...

Forests, trees and poverty alleviation in Africa: An expanded policy brief

IUFRO's Global Forest Expert Panels (GFEP) Programme launched the Portuguese version of their latest publication, Forests, Trees and Poverty Alleviation in Africa:...

Wild forest products can help propel green growth in Europe

Wild forest products such as cork, natural resins, mushrooms, medicinal plants, nuts and berries have huge potential to contribute to green growth...

Productive reforestation for living rural landscapes

Ancient and unique agroforestry landscapes can be found in several Mediterranean countries, and are known as arks of bio-cultural heritage rooted in...

From religion to conservation: Greek community guards sacred forest for over...

Sacred forests are wooded areas with spiritual significance for people and rural communities. They represent places of worship and commemorations, where natural...

Europe’s eyes on Earth to combat climate change effects in forests

The changing climate and increasing disturbance risks due to extreme weather events present major challenges to the forestry sector in Europe. Besides...

Circular bioeconomy: Untapped business potential for a sustainable future

Our current economic system relies on a linear use of resources – that we can continue extracting more and more raw materials...

Land-use change and large wildfires

The effects of climate change on wildfires are widely studied around the world. However, another key process contributing to changing fire regimes...