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Expecting the unexpected: how to manage forest landscapes in a highly uncertain future?

Expecting the unexpected: how to manage forest landscapes in a highly uncertain future?

Is the so-called functional network approach an efficient way to optimize forest landscape management and to promote ecological resilience in the face of unexpected global change stresses? In his recent blogpost, Marco Mina, research fellow at the Institute of Alpine Environment at Eurac Research elaborates on new methods of integrated landscape management and the potential of forest simulation models.

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Video: Forest Management in the Tatra Mountains

Video: Forest Management in the Tatra Mountains

Dr. Antoni Zięba, Nature Conservation Specialist of the Department of Research and Nature Conservation Planning of the Tatra National Park, takes us on a tour through the Tatra Mountains as he explains the features that makes them so special, such as biodiversity, ownership structure, protected areas and disturbance management.“The Tatra National Park is a big,

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Challenges and solutions for European forests and related value chains in times of climate change

Challenges and solutions for European forests and related value chains in times of climate change

New Policy Brief out now How can we increase the sustainability and resilience of our European forests and related value chains in times of climate change? I-Maestro (Innovative forest management strategies for a resilient bioeconomy under climate change and disturbances) launched a policy brief that seeks to identify challenges and their respective solutions to better manage the

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RESONATE @European League of Life Sciences

RESONATE @European League of Life Sciences

Recently, RESONATE researchers Martin Jankovský and Sandra García presented the RESONATE approach to wood value chains as part of the virtual summer school “Bioeconomy for PhD education and research” organized by Warsaw University of Life Sciences. The first course, on Forest bioeconomy, was hosted by prof. Miroslav Hajek and colleagues from the Faculty of Forestry

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Introducing our “sister project”: ONEforest for a common forest management

Introducing our “sister project”: ONEforest for a common forest management

The ONEforest H2020 project seeks to adapt European forests to the climate crisis for the long-term provision of Forest Ecosystem Services. ONEforest is developing a multi-criteria decision support system for common forest management to strengthen forest resilience, harmonize stakeholder interests and ensure sustainable wood flows. Thus, forest owners will be able to assess which way of forest

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Disturbances, forests, and people: operating the world of forest resilience

Disturbances, forests, and people: operating the world of forest resilience

In recent weeks, the RESONATE project’s Twitter has explored different definitions for forest resilience. Some of them sounded rather similar, some very different and all of them might have left the reader with more questions: “But what does this mean in practice?”. Our researcher Laura Nikinmaa tries to enlighten the mysterious and sometimes headache-inducing world of resilience.

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From salvage logging to recovery

From salvage logging to recovery

Together with more than 30 junior and senior researchers from all over Europe and more than 40 additional virtual participants we had the first project meeting of the RESONATE project from 4th – 6th October in Kostelec nad Černými lesy (Czech Republic). One of the most exciting parts of the event was the excursion, where we could see the effects of recent large scale bark beetle outbreaks.

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