6.00.00 - Social Aspects of Forests and Forestry



2nd of the Division 6 Webinar Series Successfully held!

Being a Forest Scientist during a Global Pandemic
25 June 2021, 14.00-15.00 hrs Central European Time.

This 2nd Division 6 webinar took the format of a panel debate on the work and life of forest scientists during a global pandemic. What have been the major challenges and how have people dealt with them? Was it possible to balance work and family? What are the impacts on careers and research? Has anything good come out of this?

ProgrammeVideo recording of webinar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gn1YA3xORMs&t=3533s

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Purabi Bose, Sweden

Ellyn Damayanti, Indonesia

Taylor Stein, United States

Liisa Tyrväinen, Finland

About Unit

Division  6 covers research topics dealing with forest and human health, forest education, forest ethics, gender and forestry, landscape planning and management, nature-based tourism, nature conservation and protected areas, recreation, rural development and urban forestry. The goal of the Division is to enhance research on social aspects applying an integrated approach  to planning and management of forest resources and use, and to be implemented in theory and practice. Advances in forestry education and the concerns of forest ethics as well as equity issues such as gender aspect are the keys to improve the skills, knowledge and professionalism of the community of foresters and forests scientists for realising this integrated approach. Division 6 serves as a platform for co-operation and communication of the scientific community working with the social aspects of forests  and forestry. The purpose and goal of the division is to further improve interdisciplinary communication, and to support the provision of respective benefits to urban and rural populations and societies as a whole, both locally and globally. The work in Division 6 will enhance the goals of the IUFRO strategy.

Activities and events Unit 6.00.00

Upcoming 2 events

2nd World Conference on Forests for Public Health: Forest Welfareonline
International Conference on Natural and cultural heritage in forests – contemporary challengesonline

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