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Tabias and Jessour: an ancestral hydro-agricultural system in arid environments

Jessour and Tabias are traditional systems crucial for water and soil conservation in the agricultural zones of southeastern Tunisia. These innovative techniques maximise limited...

Bridging tradition and innovation: Lebanon’s role in EU-funded resilience projects

In the landscape of EU-funded resilience projects, Lebanon emerges as a pivotal partner, presenting a compelling blend of traditional wisdom and modern innovation. This Mediterranean...

When heritage enters schools: empowering young generations with traditional knowledge

What is the future of traditional knowledge if it is not transmitted to younger generations? Recognising the importance of preserving local wisdom on natural...

Bridging the disconnection between people and nature: a success story from...

The Mediterranean region holds an immense richness in natural resources and associated traditional cultural practices. However, most people are not aware of the profound...

Entangled destiny: the connection between trees and people in the Mediterranean

The powerful connection between trees and culture will be at the centre of a new National Geographic Society project lead by Magda Bou Dagher...

Technodiversity: e-learning tools for forest operations support

Forest operations have the tendency to replace traditional specialization with standard protocols, with little regard for local diversity in environment, climate, and societal needs....

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...

Businesses gather in Barcelona to discuss boost for rural economy

Entrepreneurs, start-ups and established businesses shared ideas and inspiration on innovation and entrepreneurship for non-wood forest products (NWFP) in a highly energised seminar which took place...

Traditional Ecological Knowledge for transforming approaches to forests and forestry

The University of British Columbia in Canada organises a conference on Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) entitled "Transforming approaches to forests and forestry through Traditional...

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...