News 2018-07-05T12:41:14+00:00

Stakeholders have their say in valorising health benefits in Nature Park Medvednica

Martina Belović Kelemen
PI NP Medvednica
30% of  Croatian territory is Natura 2000 site. There are 12 nature parks and 8 national parks. One of them is Nature Park Medvednica (NPM), protected as IUCN category V. [...]

October 23rd, 2018|

A peppy and energetic kick-off meeting in Copenhagen

Christian Jürgensen
Dansk Skovforening
Danish Forest Association (DFA), Denmark
Shared objectives among diverse stakeholders sparked fruitful discussions and created rewarding results [...]

October 3rd, 2018|

New website shines the spotlight on forest ecosystem services

A new website focussing on the rich variety of services provided to people by our forests has been launched as part of a project funded by European Union. Spurring INnovations for forest eCosystem sERvices in Europe (SINCERE) responds to society’s demands for services from forests, such as recreation, [...]

September 11th, 2018|

Solutions for co-operation in forestry and nature tourism

Juhani Pyykkönen 
Senior adviser bioeconomy 
The Finnish Forest Centre (SMK), Finland
The idea of landscape as a service is not new anymore, but practical solutions are still lacking. The need is clear.  Kuusamo-Ruka tourism area [...]

August 24th, 2018|

New European project places value on forest ecosystem services

Research and innovations for the services that forests provide to society are the focus of a new European project funded under Horizon 2020. Responding to society’s demands for services such as recreation, biodiversity provision and carbon storage, the project will look at innovative ways to value and implement such [...]

June 10th, 2018|

SINCERE project kicks off in Bonn

43 partners from 22 organisations and 11 countries met in Bonn, Germany, for the Kick-Off meeting of the Spurring INnovations for forest eCosystem SERvices in Europe (SINCERE) project. The event, held on 25-26 January 2018 took place in the historic “Seminarraum”, where meetings of the German Parliament’s Council [...]

June 5th, 2018|