Research

Final SINCERE paper assesses the state and prospects of forest ecosystem services provision in Europe

A major paper presents policy-relevant findings to support multiple forest ecosystem services in Europe. The paper provides ideas on how future European forest governance could align FES demand and supply in the light of three challenges: climate change adaptation; biodiversity crisis; and the need to move towards a sustainable bioeconomy.

 

Governing Europe’s forests for multiple ecosystem services: Opportunities, challenges, and policy options

This paper assessed the state and prospects of forest ecosystem services provision in Europe, introducing new data from three European collaborative research projects including SINCERE.

Open access link: Governing Europe's forests for multiple ecosystem services: Opportunities, challenges, and policy options

Incentives for providing forest ecosystem services in Europe – focus on Catalonia

A new article on incentives for the provision of forest ecosystem services in Europe draws on the Catalan Innovation Action Case Study to consider the current situation and prospects for the future. 

Four pathways to govern Europe’s multiple forest ecosystem services

A major paper presents policy-relevant findings to support multiple forest ecosystem services in Europe. The paper provides ideas on how future European forest governance could align FES demand and supply in the light of three challenges: climate change adaptation; biodiversity crisis; and the need to move towards a sustainable bioeconomy.

 

Final SINCERE event looks to the future for forest ecosystem services in Europe

The final event featured selected conclusions and recommendations from two European-wide research and innovation projects, based on experiences, practical work and findings on the implementation of innovations and policy learning relating to forest ecosystem services (FES).

 

Webinar Recap – Climate change mitigation meets biodiversity conservation in Europe – two sides of the same coin?

Do climate adaptation, mitigation and biodiversity conservation goals walk hand in hand when it comes to the management of Europe’s forests? Or are they closely related, but essentially different pursuits?

Read a recap of the fourth webinar in the SINCERE Talks series focuses on trade offs and synergies between climate change adaptation & mitigation and forest biodiversity conservation in the EU’s forests.

 

Looking to the future for forest ecosystem services in Europe

What are the potential opportunities and support needed for the provision of forest ecosystem services to contribute towards forest strategies in Europe? Find out in this online dissemination event on 30 March 2022.

30 March 2022, 10:00 - 11:30 CET | online event
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Climate change mitigation meets biodiversity conservation in Europe – two sides of the same coin?

The fourth webinar in the SINCERE Talks series focuses on trade offs and synergies between climate change adaptation & mitigation and forest biodiversity conservation in the EU’s forests.

2 March 2022, 10:30 - 12:30 |  Registrations

Creating innovative mechanisms for forest ecosystem services: what does science tell us?

Opportunities and challenges of ecosystem service provision were the focus of the first session of the SINCERE-Nobel Final Conference, held online on 28 September. Find the key messages here, download the presentations and watch the complete videos of each session, if you missed them!

 

Constructive and critical dialogue on the new EU Forest Strategy

Policymakers from the EU Commission met with experts representing forest owners and managers, civil society and national policymakers to discuss what the new EU Forest Strategy means for those it affects.