Etiqueta: forestry

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CREAF will help European forestry adapt to climate change

8 de June 2017Albert Naya i Díaz

Enrique Doblas is part of a European interest group on climate change adaptation in the forestry sector. CREAF’s knowledge and innovations will be taken into account when planning solutions to fight climate change.

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The ‘Tinder’ of the forestry and environment sectors

22 de May 2017Albert Naya i Díaz

Forestry Hub is a digital tool for getting in touch with actors in the forestry and environment sectors, capable of effectively uniting supply and demand of services for those involved.

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The lack of management in Mediterranean forests is accelerating substitutions of pine with holm oak

15 de May 2017Verónica Couto Antelo

A CREAF-led study shows that colonization by holm oak and other broadleaf species in the Iberian Peninsula is occurring much faster than previously thought, the main causes being reductions in forest management and climate change.

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Wildfires can favor the diversity of flora and fauna

24 de March 2017Verónica Couto Antelo

In many ecosystems, fire promotes a greater variety of species of plants and animals since it creates a more diverse set of environments. The positive effects of fire cannot be generalized to all aspects of an ecosystem; profound knowledge about the local species and fire regime is crucial. Insights from the study are useful for planning management of forest biomass fuel, controlled burnings, and forest fire suppression.

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Launching of the NODE at the European Parliament!

10 de November 2016CREAF

The NODE will be officially launched on 16th November 2016 at the European Parliament in Brussels, within the conference Jobs, Development, Social Inclusion and Climate Change Migration in the Mediterranean: The transformative power of the Forestry and Environmental sector.

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Mediterranean forest to re-launch jobs’ creation, sustainable development and protect eco-systems

17 de December 2014Anna Ramon Revilla

MENFRI project is working with the Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification International (PEFC), world's largest forest certification system, to explore the possibility of a “Mediterranean forest” brand.  MENFRI project wants to provide innovative solutions from research to markets engaging public and private actors.

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The CREAF begins a European international cooperation project to improve forest management and combat global change in the Mediterranean

20 de June 2013Anna Ramon Revilla

Enrique Doblas and Jordi Vayreda, researchers at the CREAF, will begin the MENFRI project (Mediterranean Network of Forestry Research and Innovation) in December, a European forest management project funded by the call FP7 – INCO.

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