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New agenda focuses on Mediterranean forest resilience in the face of...

The Mediterranean forest research community has a new mandate for action to strengthen the resilience of Mediterranean forest ecosystems over the next ten years. In...

Unlocking the Potential of Urban Forests: Developing a Local Urban Forestry...

Urban forests are crucial contributors to greener, healthier, more resilient and liveable cities. They provide an efficient nature-based solution to many environmental challenges, while...

What are the main challenges faced by the urban forestry sector...

The “Blueprint for Innovation in Urban Forestry” produced by Uforest provides a comprehensive overview of the main challenges faced by the European urban forestry...

New handbook on adaptive and close-to-nature forest management

A new handbook titled “Adaptive and close-to-nature management in mixed sub-humid Mediterranean forests: holm oak, chestnut, common oak and pine woods” has been just...

The bioeconomy and non-timber forest products

Non-wood forest products – such as nuts, mushrooms, berries, resins, etc. – are crucial for the bioeconomy, ensuring the sustainability of forest ecosystems and...

Final SINCERE paper on forest ecosystem services provision in Europe

The Spurring INnovations for forest eCosystem sERvices in Europe (SINCERE) project aimed to advance innovative mechanisms, including novel policies and business models, to support...

New global assessment of forest education

Education is essential for safeguarding natural resources, including forests, for future generations. This is one of the key messages of a new and comprehensive...

The environmental impacts of a large-scale transition to timber cities

Researchers from the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) carried out a study on the building sector's transition towards bioeconomy in an article...

HoliSoils publication on how soil recovers from forest fires

Originally posted on the HoliSoils website: A new article, from the framework of the HoliSoils project, sheds light on how forest fires can alter the biological...

ForestValue policy brief: increasing sustainability and resilience of European forests

During spring 2022 the ForestValue initiative, an EU programme aimed at promoting increased innovation and competitiveness of the forest-based sector in Europe, produced a...

Deer to the rescue: how browsing combats wildfires in Iberian forests

Mediterranean oak woodlands, known for being the native habitat of the world’s cork trees, are increasingly at risk due to the spread of shrubs...