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IUFRO News Vol. 48, Double Issue 2/3, March 2019

Right before the International Day of Forests on 21 March, read up on the upcoming World Wood Day, the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration, the IUFRO World Congress and a whole lot more…


The United Nations General Assembly proclaimed 21 March the International Day of Forests (IDF) in 2012. The Day celebrates and raises awareness of the importance of all types of forests. The 2019 motto of the Day is "Forests and Education". Find out what is going on to mark the Day!

Read about the role of Forest Education and Science at the 2019 World Wood Day Symposium! Also find out about the top ten entries for the Global Competition on Best Practices in Forest Education organized by IUFRO, IFSA, University of Helsinki with HY+, in cooperation with UNFAO are. Watch out for the two winners to be announced on 21 March!

You might also want to read about recent IUFRO meetings, get updated on the IUFRO-EFI Young Scientists Initiative, or scan through a series of announcements of positions, courses, publications, awards and meetings.


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