Friday 2013/02/01


New EFI Project Centre launched

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Photo: Roberto Tognetti

Earlier this month, European Forest Institute (EFI) and the Edmund Mach Foundation (FEM) signed the Memorandum of Understanding that launched the newest EFI Project Centre Preserving and Enhancing the Multifunctionality of Mountain Forests - MOUNTFOR.

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Stop Crimes on Renewables and Environment - SCORE

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The SCORE project to stop organized crime in the environmental and renewable energies sectors has drawn to a close after 2 years. The research project was funded by the European Commission with the aim of addressing Mafia corruption in the sectors.

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Model Forest grant supports LiDAR study in Sierra Espuña

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Alfredo Fernández Landa, of Agresta S.Coop, Spain, has just returned from a scientific visit to the Model Forest of Sierra Espuña to complete an analysis and 3D visualisation of the forest development using LiDAR technology.

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Sequence Evolution & Population Genetics in Pine Processionary Moth Populations

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Photo: Turgut Saner

Kahraman İpekdal of Turkey completed a Short Scientific Visit to INRA Montpellier, France, last autumn to study Sequence Evolution and Population Genetics in Pine Processionary Moth Populations.

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Three high calibre posts open at EFI

EFI is seeking a Head of Programme for its new Forest for Society Research Programme. In addition, EFI's Mediterranean Regional Office, EFIMED, is seeking a Head of Office and a Senior Researcher in Forest Economics & Policy.

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Call for papers

Perspectives on Forest Conservation - tackling the frontier between policy and conservation science
Freiburg, Germany
19-21 June 2013
Deadline for abstracts:
10 February 2013

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EFIMED Week 2013
Barcelona, Spain
2–6 September 2013

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Barcelona Forest Forum
Barcelona, Spain
26 February 2013
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III Mediterranean Forest Week
Tlemcen, Algeria
17-21 March 2013

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The 3rd International Geography Symposium
Kemer-Antalya, Turkey
10-13 June 2013
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FORESTERRA Steering Committee Meeting
Barcelona, Spain
2-5 September 2013

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Summer School

Resource & Environmental Economics: Uncertainty, Innovation & Climate Change
Venice, Italy
30 June - 6 July 2013
Deadline for applications:
1 February 2013
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Mavsar, R., Japelj, A., Kovač, M. (2012)
Trade-offs between fire prevention and provision of ecosystem services in Slovenia
Forest Policy & Economics

Mavsar, R., González Cabán, A., Varela, E. (2013)
The state of development of fire management decision support systems in America and Europe
Forest Policy & Economics,

Lucas-Borja, M., Ed.(2013)
Forest Management of Mediterranean Forests Under the New Context of Climate Change: Building Alternatives for the Coming Future
Nova Science Publishers, ISBN: 978-1-62417-868-9


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