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Policy brief – Citizen participation for better urban green spaces

Facts & Reviews
13.06.2016

Original source: Nordic-Baltic Centre of Advanced Research on Forestry Serving Urbanised Societies II (CAREe-FOR-US II)

Abstract: This policy brief illustates the resources citizen can bring to green space planning and managemnt, while also providing guidelines for how to design effective participation processes.

Policy brief – Urban tree diversity for sustainable cities

Facts & Reviews
13.06.2016

Original source: Nordic-Baltic Centre of Advanced Research on Forestry Serving Urbanised Societies II (CARe-FOR-US II)

Abstract: Policy brief summarizing the benefits of diverse tree populations and the actions required to achive high urban tree diversity

Happy World Earth Day with Trees in Focus & Views from SLU's Vice Dean Jonas Rönnberg around the International Forest Day

Blog
22.04.2016

Today is Earth Day! A day everyone should spend some thoughts on how we treat our planet and how we could do better for a sustainable and better future for future generations.This year, Earth Day stands for preventing climate change and all the resulting documents from COP21 in Paris in December 2015 will be signed. Thereby trees and forest are in focus! Forests as global CO2 capturers can contribute a great deal to mitigating climate change.

Communicating science to realize the Bioeconomy – and what’s different for the forest sector?

Blog
11.04.2016

Blog post written by Inga Bödeker, Research Coordinator in the Secretariat of Nordic Forest Research / SNS. bodeker.sns@slu.se  www.nordicforestresearch.org  

Call open to apply for Research Funding

News
21.03.2016

Today, the ERA-Net Sumforest announces its Call for Research Funding under the topic.

"Sustainable forests for the society of the future"

The FP7 ERA-NET Sumforest invites to submit relevant research proposals in the call for transnational collaborative research projects. The call opens on the 21st March 2016 with a closing date for proposals on the 17th June 2016.