Session on communication at IUFRO 125th Anniversary Congress: We need to build a strong, continuous dialogue on forests!
Read an interview with Dr. Arun Agrawal, scientific keynote speaker at the IUFRO 125th Anniversary Congress 2017 in Freiburg, Germany
Russia is a country with a very large forest area. Its forest scientists, researchers, managers and specialists have always been involved and play an important role in IUFRO.
Read an interview with Dr. Hojka Kraigher, scientific keynote speaker at the IUFRO 125th Anniversary Congress 2017 in Freiburg, Germany.
Read an interview with Dr. Will Steffen, scientific keynote speaker at the IUFRO 125th Anniversary Congress 2017 in Freiburg, Germany.
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
In July, a community-led Kenyan conservation organization called Mikoko Pamoja, Mangroves Together, was among the 2017 Equator Prize winners. The program was singled out as an exceptional REDD+ project, Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and [...]
Peatlands in the spotlight at the IUFRO Congress in Germany
Bogor (Indonesia), September 18, 2017 According to new theories, forests may protect continents against cyclonic storms, such as hurricanes, typhoons...
calendar of events
The Importance of Engaging Local Communities and Stakeholders to Increase Successful Adoption of New Technologies
From 2018-09-09 to 2018-09-14, Christchurch, New Zealand, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: 9.01.03
From 2018-09-25 to 2018-09-27, Stellenbosch, South Africa, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: 4.00.00, 4.01.00, 4.03.00, 5.01.04
This meeting will be an international conference to: - benchmark the state-of-the-art; - identify emerging frontiers; and - explore [...]
From 2018-11-12 to 2018-11-18, Valdivia, Chile, Chile, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: 1.05.00
This issue of IUFRO-J News informs readers about IUFRO's activities at UNFF 12, such as Side Events organized by the IUFRO Task Force on Climate Change and Forest Health and the Special Project on...
Are you a researcher or a student interested in bark and ambrosia beetles? Are you a government insect identifier or a forest manager? Do you need to know more about bark and ambrosia beetle...
The Department of Renewable Resources, in the Faculty of Agricultural, Life & Environmental Sciences, University of Alberta, Canada, invites applications for a tenure-track position as an...
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...
The Department of Geographical and Sustainability Sciences at The University of Iowa invites applications for a tenure-track appointment at the rank of assistant professor in the area of ecosystem...
GFIS forest news
Why are there so many more species in the tropics? The 'storage effect' is stronger there than in temperate forests.
Forest fires in Southeast Asia during the El Niño droughts of 2015 caused considerable disruption to the biodiversity of the region due to the smoke-induced 'haze' they created, according to new research.
"Knowing how animal body size correlates with the likelihood of a species being threatened provides us with a tool to assess extinction risk for the many species we know very little about," said William Ripple, a distinguished professor of ecology at [...]
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...