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6 December 2021

From the birds’ eye perspective to actions on the ground: SUPERB to promote forest restoration and adaptation across Europe

Imagine you were a bird flying over
Europe. You would see cities and villages, rivers, agricultural landscape, and forests
covering almost one-third of Europe. You will distinguish many different types of
trees: dark green or more reddish, straight and tall, wide and crooked or small
and slender, with many different shapes of leaves or needles. While flying over
Europe, you […]



21 September 2021

Valuing Ecosystem Services provided by Complex Forests in Spain, France and Portugal

• The objective is to leverage complex forests as a climate-smart strategy to mitigate climate change and promote biodiversity.
• Provide a classification of the benefits provided by complex forests as well as a decision tree tool to guide local development stakeholders and policy-makers regarding appropriate valuation methods.



13 July 2021

Towards an Intelligent Information Management of Complex Forests in Southwest Europe

Complex forests and mixed plantations, as a resilient alternative, can increase, and in many cases, improve the potential quality of ecosystem services compared to other forest systems.



20 April 2021

Maximizing forest yield and minimizing climatic risk factors

Sustainable forest management plays a key role in climate mitigation strategies. This is due to the carbon sequestration potential of forests and their provision of raw materials that can substitute materials with higher carbon footprints.



4 March 2021

PEN-CAFoRR launches new platform to promote cooperation, common perspective and standardized techniques.

The Pan-European Network for Climate Adaptive Forest Restoration and Reforestation (PEN-CAFoRR), a network of experts from Europe and beyond addressing the entire cycle of forest restoration and reforestation in different ecosystems, has recently published its “Actions website” to broaden the dissemination of knowledge and facilitate an increased scale of planning and implementation of its Climate […]



15 April 2020

Governance conference in Bonn

Governing and managing forests for multiple ecosystem services across the globe, Bonn, Germany Feb 26, 2020 – Feb 27, 2020

The conference was organized by EFI in collaboration with more than 20 organizations and INFORMAR project dedicated to integrated forest management and the POLyFORES project focusing on ecosystem services. A variety of forest management concepts, such […]