IUFRO News Vol. 37, Issue 5, May 2008
IUFRO News 5, 2008 highlights key issues and research needs of global change and sustainable development in mountain regions. It also presents a report from the 2nd MEDINSECT symposium on Entomological Research in Mediterranean Forest Ecosystems. Furthermore, The Centro Agronómico Tropical de Investigación y Enseñanza – CATIE - at Turrialba, Costa Rica, awarded the degree of Doctor honoris causa to former IUFRO President Professor Jeff Burley, for his services to international forest research and education. The issue is rounded off with a series of position announcements, general announcements, information on publications and upcoming IUFRO meetings.