Thursday 2012/11/15


Payments for Environmental Services: a way forward for Mediterranean forests?

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Photo: Enrico Vidale

Non-wood forest products and services have significant economic value but their benefits do not often reach forest owners and managers. Payments for environmental services (PES) are an increasingly popular incentive mechanism which could offer a way forward for Mediterranean forests.

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ThinkForest Event to be held at the European Parliament

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Scientists and Policymakers are invited to attend the ThinkForest Seminar on “Payments for Environmental Services: a way forward for Mediterranean forests?” organized on 27 November 2012.

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Short Scientific Visit report

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Photo: Amel Ennajah

Amel Ennajah of INRGREF, Tunisia, recently completed a Short Scientific Visit to south-eastern France to study Intra-annual xylem production in Aleppo pine (Pinus halepensis Mill.)

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MOTIVE General Meeting

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Photo: Sarah Adams

Partners from across Europe met in Barcelona for the “MOdels for AdapTIVE forest Management” (MOTIVE) General meeting in November.

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Star Tree Kicks Off in Barcelona

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The Star Tree project will have its Kick Off meeting in Barcelona this month. Representatives from each of the 24 partners will attend a two-day meeting in St Rafael, in the Hospital de Sant Pau Historic Complex on 21 and 22 November.

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Rafael M Navarro-Cerrillo, Rubén D. Manzanedo, Julia Bohorque, Raúl Sánchez, Javier Sánchez, Sergio de Miguel, David Solano, Mohamed Qarro, Daniel Griffith, Guillermo Palacios

“Size structure, regeneration and spatial arrangement of Cedrus atlantica (Endl.) Manetti ex Carrière forests along a management intensity gradient in the Middle Atlas, Morocco” Forest Ecology and Management

Malik Amraoui, Margarida L.R. Liberato, Teresa J. Calado, Carlos C. DaCamara, Luís Pinto Coelho, Ricardo M. Trigo, Célia M. Gouveia

Fire activity over Mediterranean Europe based on information from Meteosat-8 Forest Ecology and Management DOI: 10.1016/j.foreco.2012.08.032


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