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Forests do not end at national borders – how can united knowledge help Europe’s forests?

2 weeks 2 days ago

This is a report made by three representatives from the International Forestry Students’ Association during their voluntary work for the HLPD 2023 organization. On November…

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Ole Gramann, Anne Austen and Volodymyr Kravets

The Vaia storm five years later – lessons for forests and people

3 months 2 weeks ago

At the end of October 2018, tropical storm Vaia brought heavy rains and winds of up to 200 km/h to Northern Italy, killing 37 people and unleashing damage estimated at almost 5 billion euros. Vaia also affected parts of France, Croatia, Austria, and Switzerland, but Italy sustained the worst forestry destruction in its recent history, with more than 14 million trees felled. The Asiago Oltre Vaia project was an initiative of the Municipality of Asiago  –  with the support of numerous entities such as Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Italia, Treedom, and the University of Padua  –  designed to draw lessons from the catastrophe to create more resistant and resilient forests for the future.

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