Before EFI’s Mediterranean Facility goes on holiday, we are happy to share with you this July’s Network News, which includes news, blog entries and all the reminders of the deadlines for opportunities, events and congresses that will take place after the summer.
The Białowieża Science Initiative (BSI) gathered more than 20 scientists from various disciplines and distinct perspectives on the Białowieża Forest management conflict for an independent assessment of the scientific evidence. The assessment covers forest history, socio-economic factors, governance, ecology and disturbances to evaluate diverging perspectives on appropriate management.
Our principal scientist, Marcus Lindner, discusses the impacts of large-scale tree restoration to stop climate change in a blog post.
A recently published study by Prof. Crowther’s team at the Institute for Integrative Biology at ETH (Zurich) in Science Magazine used satellite imagery, field data and computer models to highlight the potential of large-scale forest restoration for climate change mitigation.
A recently launched project studies the impacts, challenges and opportunities for Russian forests, forestry and forest bioeconomy to respond to climate change. RUFORCLIM aims to facilitate the exchange of information, climate policy options and good practices between the EU and Russia with a view to enable a better science-informed practical implications.
We warmly welcome the summer season with a new June edition of EFI Network News from the Mediterranean Facility, which includes reflections and articles on bioeconomy as a model of sustainable prosperity, as well as the response to greater resistance to catastrophic forest fires and better forest management. In addition, we report on the presentation of the H2020 My Sustainable Forest project in the Czech Republic, the first chestnuts with PFEC certification in Spain and interesting cross-border initiatives such as COOPEREM, among many other news on ecosystem services and forest s