latest newsScientific Summary 128 in IUFRO News Vol. 44, Issue 1, January 2014
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Conferencia nacional en Honduras refuerza las capacidades del sector empresarial para adaptarse al cambio climático
Conferencia nacional en Honduras refuerza las capacidades del sector empresarial para adaptarse al cambio climático El evento reunió a expertos internacionales, representantes del gobierno y del sector académico y empresarial de Honduras. Con el [...]
Jelutung, a once-prolific commodity tree, might well return to the peat-rich district of Tanjung Jabung Barat in Indonesia thanks to a lasting collaboration between the World Agroforestry Centre and the district government. By Nichola [...]
Small island communities are some of the most vulnerable and isolated in the world. On one, the island of Bohol in the Philippines, trees are an integral part of island life, where survival often depends on traditional agricultural...
calendar of events
From 2016-09-05 to 2016-09-09, Istanbul, , IUFRO Unit(s) involved: 5.04.06
The main aim of the conference is to bring researchers and practitioners together from academia and industry in an interdisciplinary environment to present their works on the [...]
From 2015-06-08 to 2015-06-12, Astana, , IUFRO Unit(s) involved: 1.06.00
The Forum aims to increase political and public awareness about on forest degradation and desertification and to take some measurement for these areas. [...]
From 2015-08-19 to 2015-08-21, Uppsala, , IUFRO Unit(s) involved: 3.04.00, 4.00.00
The SSAFR symposia congregate researchers and practitioners in the area of Operations Research and Systems Analysis in Forest Resources. The symposia are held [...]
The School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science at Michigan Technological University (MTU) invites applications for the position of Assistant or Associate Professor of Natural Resource...
Rich Haur, Jess Vogt and Burney Fischer are investigating where urban forestry and arboriculture is taught and perceptions of interdisciplinary topics. The researchers initially targeted the survey...
Oak-dominated forest ecosystems are common throughout Eurasia and the Americas where they are of outstanding importance for biodiversity and ecosystem services. However, due to changes in land use,...
GFIS forest news
David Mildrexler, a PhD in the LARSE lab, has been selected as one of the Wilburforce Fellows in Conservation Science. The Wilburforce Fellowship will build a community of conservation science leaders who excel in using science to help achieve [...]
Policies in the European Union and elsewhere requiring the use of renewable and low greenhouse gas-emitting energy are driving demand for wood pellets used to generate bioenergy. This demand could provide new markets for US timber exports, increase [...]
The close of the Permian Period around 250 million years ago saw Earth's biggest extinction ever. At this time large volcanic eruptions were occurring in what is now Siberia. The volcanoes pumped out gases that led to acid rain. Falling on the [...]
SCIENCE FOR POLICY
"Shifting global development discourses: Implications for forests and livelihoods"
Faced with a continuously expanding global population, particularly in developing countries, securing sufficient food for over 9 billion people by 2050 is of prime concern.
New Findings on the Dynamics between Forests, Land Use and Food Security
IUFRO-SPDC Pre-Congress Training Workshops in connection with the XXIV IUFRO World Congress 2014; 29 September-3 October 2014 in Snowbird, Utah, USA; Venue: Snowbird Resort
During the last 2 years, ITTO and IUFRO have conducted a project on REDDES (Reducing Deforestation and Forest Degradation and Enhancing Environmental Services from Forests).
IUFRO-SPDC's 30th ANNIVERSARY IUFRO-SPDC has been operational for 30 years now!