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IUFRO The Advocate for Forest Science.
A great number of most successful IUFRO conferences took place in the past few weeks in all parts of the world. Reports from some of these meetings underline the great diversity of research topics covered in IUFRO and the importance of these conferences for knowledge exchange among scientists from different regions and different fields of expertise. Furthermore, this issue of IUFRO News has a large announcement section, informing about upcoming meetings – such as the 3rd IUFRO Latin American Congress to be held in June 2013 – latest publications and proceedings from IUFRO meetings, vacancy and scholarship announcements and includes links to the latest IUFRO Spotlight and the recent GFEP briefing note for the CBD conference in Hyderabad.
Read reports about such diverse topics as genetic conservation of teak resources, management of landscape change, ozone and plants, green cities, or linking gender and adaptation to climate change.
Eucalyptus species and hybrids make up the most widely planted hardwood crop globally. An international team of researchers has now successfully sequenced and analyzed the genome of Eucalyptus...
Congress session on urban forest diversity and ecosystem services aims to guide future research and policies related to sustaining urban forests and the critical ecosystem services provided by them.
IUFRO 2014 World Congress session aims to encourage forest managers to include forest-derived foods and medicines, as well as timber, in their planning, policies and practices.
Learn about entomological research in Mediterranean forest ecosystems; forest resources monitoring, the "Florence Declaration on the Links between Biological and Cultural Diversity" and more...