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Events: 1 Apr 2017 - 30 Apr 2017

COST FP1204 - Green Infrastructure: Nature-based solutions for sustainable and resilient cities IUFRO - 10 months ago
From 2017-04-04 to 2017-04-07, Orvieto, Italy, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: 8.01.02 Quality of life in European cities and in most of the world is decreasing due to an increase of pollution levels, increase of heat islands, decreased biodiversity, flooding and extreme events also related to climate change. This can have detrimental effects for human health and well-being. At the same time cities are a large source of carbon and only a few attempts are underway to improve carbon sequestration at local...

Starts: 4 Apr 2017 - Ends: 7 Apr 2017 - Location: Orvieto, Italy

Sustainable restoration of Mediterranean forests - Analysis and perspective within the context of bio-based economy development under global changes IUFRO - 9 months ago
From 2017-04-19 to 2017-04-21, Palermo, Italy, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: 1.06.00, 3.02.00, T32, T31 It is known worldwide that conservation and sustainable management of forests plays a pivotal role in the green economy of present and future generations. It is for this reason that the achievement of an improved knowledge of how to adapt forest and forests landscapes to the challenges posed by climate and social changes must become the first goal for all researchers and stakeholder active in this important...

Starts: 19 Apr 2017 - Ends: 21 Apr 2017 - Location: Palermo, Italy

ERE3.6: The role of biomass in a sustainable bio-economy: implications for land use, climate and environmental services IUFRO - 1 week ago
From 2017-04-24 to 2017-04-24, Vienna, Austria, IUFRO Unit(s) involved: T30, 7.01.03 This session is organized and planned by the Commission for Interdisciplinary Ecological Studies and Commission Climate and Air Quality of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and co-organized with the IUFRO Task-Force “Sustainable Forest Biomass Network (SFBN)” and its working group 7.01.03, Impacts of air pollution and climate change on forest ecosystems – Atmospheric deposition, soils and nutrient cycles.

Starts: 24 Apr 2017 - Ends: 24 Apr 2017 - Location: Vienna, Austria

US Forests and The Climate Emergency Dogwood Alliance - 1 day ago
Renowned climate scientist and Tufts University Professor Emeritus, Dr. William Moomaw, and Danna Smith, the co-founder of Dogwood Alliance, a leading forest conservation organization in the Southern US, will present findings from their joint report "The Great American Stand: US Forests and the Climate Emergency" and explore solutions with an audience Q&A. Co-hosted by American University & George Mason University

Starts: 27 Apr 2017 - Ends: 27 Apr 2017 - Location: Washington, United States