Maximizing forest yield and minimizing climatic risk factors
Understanding the Impact of Climate Change on Forests
Diversification of Britain’s forests: initial results from a new generation of species trials.
French recovery plan: 45,000 hectares of forests to be planted and a boosted research effort
On the 3rd of September, the French Prime Minister presented the “France Relance” plan, a roadmap for the economic, social and ecological refoundation of the country. 100 billion euros are dedicated to this recovery plan, including 1.2 billion for the “agricultural transition, food and forestry” section. 200 million will be allocated to forests over the […]
Gene expression modification toward climate change adaptation (EPI-CATCH COST Action)
Epigenetics is the science that analyzes the modification of gene expression as a function of the environment. Since trees cannot move, it is obvious that gene response to climate change is a major factor in forest trees. EPI- CATCH COST Action aims to define, develop, generate and share new breaking knowledge and methodology for the […]
Species adaptation to climate change
The REINFFORCE network presented at the conference “Managing forests in the 21st century”
Addressing the need to increase the adaptation and mitigation capacity of European forests to climate change impacts, the conference “Managing forests in the 21st century” brought together scientific experts on the forest management from all over Europe. The aim was to discuss and […]
Genetics to the rescue
Managing forests sustainably in a changing world – A conference to conclude GenTree
Members of the GENTREE project in front of the University of Avignon
GENTREE was a 4 year project aimed at improving the management of forest genetic resources, improving the knowledge of existing diversity, and characterizing the forest genetic material available.
This work will serve to […]
ADAPTATION OF FORESTS AND PEOPLE TO CLIMATE CHANGE.
This is the first assessment prepared by the Global Forest Expert Panel on Adaptation of Forest to Climate Change. This document deals with:
Interrelations among forest ecosystems,the services they provide and climate changeThe past and future impacts of climat
It contains 8 chapters with the following thematic:1.Forest ecosystems services.2.Forest responses and vulnerabilities to recent climate change.3.Future environmental […]
Launching of the EFI Atlantic and the REINFFORCE project about climate changes
More than 55 people coming from different countries of the European Atlantic Arc assisted the launching of the EFI Regional Office in the Conseil Régional dAquitaine.
The President of the Conseil Régional dAquitaine Mr. Rousset opened the meeting. Is speech was mainly about the importance of developing the forest sector in the region of Aquitaine. Afterwards, […]