Restoration Stories

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Monitoring biodiversity around Europe’s largest planted forest

Monitoring biodiversity around Europe’s largest planted forest

May 8, 2023

#Restoration Story by Priscila Jordão (EFI) Is there room for biodiversity around Europe’s largest planted forest? The second SUPERB General Assembly took our 36 partners and Advisory Board members on a trip to the Landes forest in Aquitaine, France, to dig out the answer: a definite yes for biodiversity! There, the SUPERB partners INRAE, IEFC and Alliance Forêts Bois are planting 10km of hedgerows to protect Maritime pine plantations against…

Stories as enablers for ‘deepscaling’ forest restoration 

Stories as enablers for ‘deepscaling’ forest restoration 

Apr 20, 2023

#RestorationStory by Rina Tsubaki (EFI) Science is the key to the future of our forests. Without it, we cannot restore and make forests resilient to climate change. But is science really all we need? What about…

Forest fires, field recorders, and four females

Forest fires, field recorders, and four females

Mar 8, 2023

#RestorationStory by Sara Uzquiano It is Monday, 6 am. My Colleague Patricia and I (working for Land Life Company) are leaving our office in Burgos heading to Ribera de Folgoso (León), where our SUPERB colleagues from…

Restoring Forests, One Peck at a Time

Restoring Forests, One Peck at a Time

Mar 6, 2023

#RestorationStory by Silke Jakobs and Ajdin Starcevic It was an early arrival at the airport for departure on Saturday morning, packed with several layers of clothing and warm shoes. This time the trip was up North,…

Predicting the future of our tree species

Predicting the future of our tree species

Jan 10, 2023

#Restoration Story by Albert Ciceu Did you know that due to the rapid development of climate change some species are unable to adapt fast enough to the new climatic conditions and might reduce their distribution or…