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50 innovative wildfire solutions enter the next phase of the FIRE-RES...

FIRE-RES consortium recently announced its Open Innovation Challenge (OIC) list of selected innovations. These innovations will receive tailored in-kind acceleration support and mentorship to...

Declaration on the management of large wildfires in Spain seeks broad...

Spain is facing a complex problem that is getting worse every day with climate change: fires are becoming more intense and have unprecedented ecological...

Local initiatives to mitigate wildfire risk in Spain

Spain, like many other countries in Europe, has been burning for the last few weeks. The wildfire in Sierra de la Culebra, Zamora, has...

Blazing the trail towards wildfire resilience: A story of social innovation...

ADF stands for “Agrupació de Defensa Forestal”. In English, it could be translated as “Forest Defence Groups”. When I first got in touch with...

Call for papers in Frontiers Special Issue: Global Change in Forests...

The scientific journal Frontiers in Forests and Global Change is working on a special issue entitled "Global Change in Forests and Their Communities: Analyzing...

FIRE-RES project kicks-off: striving for a fire-resilient Europe

Driving a transition within the European Union towards a fire-resilient continent by developing a series of innovation actions that take into account socio-economic and...

TERRA awarded the Label of Associate Laboratory for land use sustainability...

TERRA (Laboratory for the Sustainability of Land Use and Ecosystem Services) was approved in a highly competitive call to receive the Label of Associated...

Forest and Landscape Restoration Practices in the Mediterranean

Medforval and Istituto Oikos have just published a new survey on Forest and Landscape Restoration Practices (FLR) in the Mediterranean describing 8 practices in...

Can social innovation help accelerate forest and landscape restoration?

In times of economic crisis, it may seem eccentric to think about forest restoration, but countries that decide to invest financial, intellectual, and social...

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...