This Anniversary Congress session will highlight the need for disturbance management that allows forests to adapt to future environmental conditions.
Read this latest Spotlight about an Anniversary Congress session on "Early detection and monitoring of invasive forest pests and pathogens with citizen science"!
This Anniversary Congress Spotlight highlights a session that will show how good science is needed to plan and manage for tourism in natural areas.
This issue presents activities on forest landscape restoration under global change and highlights meetings on molecular biology of forest trees, invasive forest pathogens, and much more…
The second IUFRO Anniversary Congress Spotlight draws attention to social innovation and its role in attaining a more sustainable use of ecosystem services.
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
news from members
Women are playing a leading role in coping with and adapting to climate change in the mountainous rural areas of China’s Yunnan province, where disruptions in weather patterns and increasingly extreme events are expected to impact agricultural [...]
The head of state of Sweden visited Indonesia and attended a seminar on the role of forestry in sustainable development. The post Farms, forests and fuel in Sweden and Indonesia appeared first on Agroforestry World.
calendar of events
From 2018-08-05 to 2018-08-10, Mt. Sterling, Ohio, United States, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: 2.02.15, 7.03.11
This conference will enhance the dialog of experts and young scientists on: 1) the current and emerging challenges posed by pests and pathogens [...]
TEAKNET Partner Event in the 27th Asia Pacific Forestry Commission Meeting: Strategies and global efforts for the conservation and sustainable management of teak genetic resources
From 2017-10-23 to 2017-10-27, Colombo, Sri Lanka, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: 5.06.02
IUFRO Teakwood Working Party (Div 5.06.02) will be co-sponsoring a Partner Event organized by the International Teak Information Network (TEAKNET), India in the [...]
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. [...]
A nine-month, tenure-track position at the assistant or associate professor level is available with the appointment starting August 2018. Michigan Tech's School of Forest Resources and Environmental...
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...
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
It is with immense sadness that TRAFFIC has learned of the killing in Dar es Salaam of Wayne Lotter, the founding co-Director of PAMS Foundation Tanzania. TRAFFIC staff in Africa and beyond came to know Wayne over several years, routinely engaging [...]
Climate change and habitat conversion to agriculture are working together to homogenize nature. In other words, the more things change, the more they are the same.
Earn 5 academic credits in Toulouse! Leading researchers gathers for course in forest fires and its history. Are you a PhD and want to know more about Nordic vegetation in a changing climate? October 2-4 you have a chance, … Continue reading →
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...