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2020: A “Super Year” for forests

World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has declared 2020 as a “super year” for nature. For many reasons, it needs to be. As...

When social innovation grows strong: The case of ADFs in Catalonia

We at the Forest Science and Technology Centre of Catalonia (CTFC) invited different SIMRA project stakeholders to a Validation Workshop in Solsona...

Handbook of good practices in post-wildfire management

How can post-fire salvage logging be more sustainable? In this second edition of their handbook, Eduard Mauri and Pere Pons present a...

Sowers after the fire: bird-mediated restoration in Mediterranean forests

Gardeners, ecosystem engineers and landscapers: fruit-eating birds are playing a fundamental role in protecting biodiversity and recovering vegetation in habitats affected by external disturbances,...

Extreme wildfire events: Addressing governance and management challenges across Europe

Lisbon, Portugal, 29 May 2019. Last year, wildfires raged across Europe, sweeping through landscapes to leave a trail of...

RUS Service supports Sentinel data users with free resources and open...

The  Sentinels, an innovative  fleet  of  satellites  developed  by  the European Space Agency (ESA) for  the  European  Commission, began a systematic acquisition...

Welcome spring! Welcome forests!

The 21st of March is the official first day of spring in the northern hemisphere. The day of the equinox, in which...

Have you discovered the Lessons on Fire digital platform?

Lessons on Fire is a digital platform dedicated to the exchange of knowledge about wildfires. This platform allows you to...

Pau Costa Foundation receives social innovation award

Pau Costa Foundation (PCF) has been recognised as a Social Innovator by Ashoka, the global organisation promoting social entrepreneurship, in 2018. This...