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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...

Payments for environmental services: what is good practice?

Payments for environmental services (PES)—also known as “payments for ecosystem services”— have become increasingly popular worldwide over the last two decades. However,...

EU adopts new EU Forest Strategy for 2030

The European Commission has adopted the New EU Forest Strategy for 2030, a flagship initiative of the European Green Deal that builds...

The role of fire in the conservation of Black Pine habitat

The endemic Mediterranean black pine forests (Pinus nigra Arn.) are a priority habitat for conservation in the European Union. Black pine forests...

Best management practices for the conservation of Black Pine forests

The endemic Mediterranean black pine forests (Pinus nigra Arn.) are a priority habitat for conservation in the European Union. Moreover, black pine...

IUFRO Spotlight: Using a social lens on the forest bioeconomy

IUFRO is highlighting the social dimensions of the forest-based bioeconomy in its latest edition. The IUFRO Spotlight Using a social science lens...

Forest Landscape Restoration knowledge products on finance

Many countries have made bold commitments to restoring degraded landscapes. However, public and private investment is needed to make these commitments a...