Wednesday 2014/10/01


Call for Case Studies Extended for EFIMED Scientific Seminar

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The deadline to submit Case Studies on the theme of “Innovative business models: success stories in Mediterranean forests” is extended until 10 October, 2014. Case studies will be presented at EFIMED’s Scientific Seminar in Kavala, Greece on 6 November, 2014.

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MMFN Awardee Visit to Sierra Espuña’s Model Forest in Spain

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The MMFN grant awardee Enrique José Hernández Tecles travelled to Sierra Espuña’s Model Forest Candidate in Spain for his study "Origin identification of P. halepensis forest reproductive material on Model Forest Candidate of Sª Espuña".

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PhD Prize for EFIMED Researcher

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Elsa Varela (EFIMED-CTFC) was awarded the prize for the best PhD presentation at the AERNA Conference.

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INFORMED Project Awarded FORESTERRA Funding

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The INFORMED project, coordinated by the National Institute for Agricultural Research (INRA) in Avignon, France, has been awarded funding in the first FORESTERRA joint call, launched last November.

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EFI Annual Conference 2014

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The conference took place in Bilbao, Spain, from 10-12 September, 2014.

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BioEco 2014

The first Barcelona BioEconomy newsletter.

Mediterranean Global Change Research Priorities

How far have we come and where do we go from here?

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Stone Pine Orchards Visit

Technical visit from Spain to Alentejo, Portugal.

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Network Newsletters

SYLVA Mediterreana English  

Sustaffor project

AIFM September 2014


MedForum 2014
Skradin, Croatia
14-15 October, 2014

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Congress for Conservation Biology
Montpellier, France
3-6 August, 2015

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Open Calls

MEDFOR Erasmus Mundus Master
Deadline 15 January, 2015

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Innovations Competition: Climate Challenge Agriculture and Forestry
Deadline: 1 December 2014

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Silvicultura 70 October 2014 (In Catalan)

Regos, A., Aquilue, N., Retana, J., De Caceres, M., Brotons, L. 2014. Using Unplanned Fires to Help Suppressing Future Large Fires in Mediterranean Forests. Open access

Fernandes, P., Loureiroa, C., Guiomar, N., Pezzatti, G., Manso, F. & Lopes, L. 2014. The dynamics and drivers of fuel and fire in the Portuguese public forest. Journal of Environmental Management. V146, pp373–382

Turco, M., Llasat, M., von Hardenberg, J.,  Provenzale, A., 2014. Climate change impacts on wildfires in a Mediterranean environment. Climatic Change V125, 3-4, pp 369-380

Report on Forest fires in Europe, Middle East and North Africa 2013. Joint report of JRC and Directorate General Environment

de Koning, J., Turnhout, E., Winkel, G., Blondet, M., Borras, L., Ferranti, F., Geitzenauer, M., Sotirov, M., Jump, A. 2014. Managing climate change in conservation practice: an exploration of the science-management interface in beech forest management. Biodiversity and Conservation

Dias F., Bugalho MN, Rodríguez-González P., Albuquerque A., Cerdeira, JO 2014. Effects of forest certification on the ecological condition of Mediterranean streams. Journal of Applied Ecology

MN. Bugalho and L. Silva (2014). Promoting sustainable management of cork oak landscapes through payments for ecosystem services: the WWF Green Heart of Cork project. Unasylva 242. Vol.65. FAO. pp: 29-30


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