The second IUFRO Anniversary Congress Spotlight draws attention to social innovation and its role in attaining a more sustainable use of ecosystem services.
This is first in a series of Spotlight articles highlighting individual sessions at the upcoming IUFRO 125th Anniversary Congress. It looks at the trends and needs in forest landowner research.
Mondi, the international packaging and paper group, and IUFRO will co-host an open "Science meets Business" dialogue at the IUFRO 125th Anniversary Congress this September in Freiburg, Germany.
Learn about the successful involvement of IUFRO in UNFF12, find out more about sustainable restoration of Mediterranean forests and read the latest IUFRO World Series volume on teak, and more…!
An electronic version of the full 2016 IUFRO Annual Report is now available. A short summary of 2016 Highlights was already published earlier on.
IUFRO is a non-profit, non-governmental international network of forest scientists, which promotes global cooperation in forest-related research and enhances the understanding of the ecological, economic and social aspects of forests and trees. IUFRO is "the" global network for forest science cooperation. It unites more than 15,000 scientists in almost 700 Member Organizations in over 110 countries, and is a member of ICSU. Scientists cooperate in IUFRO on a voluntary basis. More about IUFRO
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Even a single urban tree can help moderate wind speeds and keep pedestrians comfortable as they walk down the street, according to a new University of British Columbia study that also found losing a single tree can increase wind pressure on nearby [...]
calendar of events
From 2018-06-20 to 2018-06-22, Belgrade, Serbia, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: 3.02.00, T29
A Reforestation Conference is an opportunity for scientists to gather, present and exchange results and experiences from research areas relevant to reforestation. [...]
From 2017-10-02 to 2017-10-07, Gomel, Belarus, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: 2.02.00
At the conference information on innovative approaches in conservation, reproduction and rational use of forest genetic resources (FGR), protection of forests and increase [...]
From 2017-11-01 to 2017-11-03, Shanghai, China, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: 2.08.05
We are inviting you to join us for the upcoming international conference, IUFRO 2017 Genetics and Genomics of Fagaceae and Nothofagaceae. The participants will present [...]
The Collaborative Partnership on Forests (CPF) is awarding one extraordinary individual for improving our forests and the lives of people who depend on them! The CPF launched the first Wangari...
South Dakota State University invites applications for an Assistant Research Professor. The Geospatial Sciences Center of Excellence (GSCE) seeks a person with research experience focused on...
Heterobasidion root infections on Scots pine – a cryptic threat to sustainable forest management in Sweden Growth loss due to aggressive attacks by Heterobasidion root rot on Scots pine, the second...
This is an academic year (9-month, 0.75-EFT), tenure-track, 0.50-EFT research, 0.25-EFT teaching appointment offered at the rank of Assistant Professor. Individuals with experience in the broad areas...
First celebrated in 2008, the European Forest Week provides a unique opportunity to increase the forest sector's visibility and to influence pan-European and global discussions related to forests....
GFIS forest news
Learn more: Global Protected Areas ProgrammeWork area: Protected AreasLocation: Global
The forest industry – and its place in sustainable living – took a pivotal role at the 10th Making Cities Liveable Conference in Brisbane, Australia, last month. “Forestry is the oldest and best example of sustainable planning,” said Simon Dorries, [...]
New Delhi, India, 26th July 2017–Four new posters under the “Don’t Buy Trouble” banner have been released by TRAFFIC and WWF-India in an effort to help curb illegal wildlife trade in some of the most traded wildlife species in India.
SCIENCE FOR POLICY
IUFRO-WFSE held a side event at UNFF12 in New York.
Fostering Partnerships to Build Coherence and Support for Forest Landscape and Ecosystem Restoration.
World Series Vol. 35 - Illegal Logging and Related Timber Trade – Dimensions, Drivers, Impacts and Responses. A Global Scientific Rapid Response Assessment Report
The most recent GFEP global assessment report on "Illegal Logging and Related Timber Trade" is officially launched at the CBD COP13 in Cancún, Mexico, on 3 December 2016.
IUFRO-SPDC, together with the German Federal Ministry of Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety (BMUB) and the US Forest Service, will hold a Knowledge-sharing Workshop and...
Expressions of interest are invited for a 3-day training workshop on systematic review in forest science, to be held as pre-conference event in connection with the 7th Forest Science Symposium...
Available for download: Case studies from around the world provide an insight into experiences and success of FLR projects. In each case, emphasis in the descriptions is placed on the...