IUFRO Spotlights

2013-09-17

IUFRO Spotlight #15

Summary report of the 3rd International Congress on Planted Forests underlines increasing and vital role of planted forests and trees as supporters of key needs but also stresses their vulnerability.


Planted Forests' Roles: Different Strokes for Different Oaks

The latest IUFRO Spotlight focuses on the findings in the recently published Summary Report of the 3rd International Congress on Planted Forests "Planted forests on the globe, renewable resources for the future" held in Estoril, Portugal, and other locations on 16-21 May 2013. The report was undertaken in recognition of the need to secure forest ecosystem services and to adapt forest productions systems – such as planted forests – in the face of worldwide changes, including climate change.

 

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