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IFSA -1 month ago

Part 2: Are European forests the first to be protected by a Legally Binding Agreement?

The last FOREST EUROPE* Expert Level Meeting (ELM) took place in Bratislava, the Slovak Republic on 19 – 20 March 2019. Expert Level Meetings represent the decision-making body during periods between Ministerial Conferences (MCs). At these meetings, the delegates of FOREST EUROPE signatories mandated by their ministries take decisions regarding the implementation of ministerial commitments, … ...

IFSA -1 month ago

Part 1: Are European forests the first to be protected by a Legally Binding Agreement?

By Daniela Tináková Signatories of FOREST EUROPE, countries within the European continent and the EU, took one step closer to adopting a Legally Binding Agreement (LBA) on Sustainable Forest Management. The Expert Level Meeting (ELM) which took place in Bratislava (Slovak Republic) on 5-6 of December 2018 resulted in adoption of the Ministerial Decision draft text. … Continue reading ...

IUFRO -2 months ago

Summer School "COPERNICUS Sentinels: Remote sensing techniques in forestry"

Copernicus EU-ESA satellites Sentinel 1, 2 and 3 with central focus on forestry applications for mapping modelling, support to policies, measurements, multi-temporal analysis and analytics for applications at different scales. Topics will include: forest type mapping (case studies) with several Earth Observation data, integration in forest inventory, disturbances detection, phenological phases sur...

IUFRO -2 months ago

Summer School

The SwissForestLab/NFZ Summer School 2019 aims to provide an in-depth understanding of the resilience of forest ecosystems under the impact of global change. The potential of forest management will be explored while taking into account not only the natural science background but also the socio-economic and political boundary conditions. Experienced researchers in forest science will discuss the po...

IUFRO -2 months ago

Summer School "Resilience of Forest Ecosystems under Global Change"

The SwissForestLab/NFZ Summer School 2019 aims to provide an in-depth understanding of the resilience of forest ecosystems under the impact of global change. The potential of forest management will be explored while taking into account not only the natural science background but also the socio-economic and political boundary conditions. Experienced researchers in forest science will discuss the po...

IUFRO -2 months ago

Online Short Course on Physical Science of Forests, Climate Regulation, and Carbon Storage

This short course, curated by Michigan State University's Forest Carbon and Climate Program, will develop foundational knowledge in the relationship between climate regulation, Forests, and Forest Carbon. In five modules, the course covers the 1) Carbon Cycle and Storage, 2) Humans, the Global Carbon Cycle, and Terrestrial Sinks, 3) Forest Ecosystems and Carbon Storage, 4) Forest Ecosystem Carbon ...

IUFRO -2 months ago

Online Certificate in Sustainable Forest Management

On March 1, 2019 the UN General Assembly declared 2021- 2030 as the UN Decade on Ecosystem Restoration. Plans to massively scale up restoration of degraded ecosystems are underway. Yet, success relies on knowledgeable and skilled professionals. To address this issue, the Environmental Leadership & Training Initiative (ELTI) is proud to announce the launch of a new online certificate program, in co...

UBC Forestry -2 months ago

UBC recognized at 15th annual Wood Design Awards in BC

Winning 2 prominent awards that included the Jury’s Choice award for a large-scale robotically fabricated temporary timber installation, the University of British Columbia (UBC) was front and centre at the 15th annual Wood Design Awards in BC held earlier this month....

UBC Forestry -2 months ago

UBC Recognized For Leadership in Wood

The University of British Columbia (UBC) was front and centre at the 15th annual Wood Design Awards in BC held earlier this month winning 2 prominent awards that included the Jury’s Choice award for a large-scale robotically fabricated temporary timber installation....

UBC Forestry -2 months ago

Sustainable Forest Management Education Program Recognized by IUFRO & IFSA

The innovative program by the Asia Pacific Forestry Education Coordination Mechanism is a winner in the category of tertiary education Learn more...

FAO -2 months ago

Join the SFM Toolbox challenge to celebrate the IDF 2019 on Forest and Education!

If you want to challenge your knowledge on Forests and Sustainability and get to know more about the SFM toolbox and its contents, click here to be redirected to the challenge! ...

UBC Forestry -2 months ago

New MoU signed between India and UBC Faculty of Forestry

This MoU will further develop forest science research collaborative partnership. Learn more...