Environment

What are ecosystem services and why should we care and pay for them

Propopulus team Ecosystem services are the many benefits that Nature provides to society.  These benefits make human life possible and divide into direct and indirect benefits. Direct benefits are, for example, the provision of nutritious foods and clean water, called “provisioning services”, or the regulation of features such as floods, land degradation, desiccation, soil salinization,…

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The wood industry has a key role to play in building a bio-economy

As awareness about climate change, ocean pollution and the need to turn towards a bio-economy rise, sustainability is becoming mainstream. But still there is a lot of work to be done and the wood industry has a key role to play in helping society understand the benefits of wood, sustainable plantations, and managed forests in…

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Beijing hosts the 4th International Congress on Planted Forests

The 4th International Congress on Planted Forests (ICPF), which will take place In Beijing from October 23rd to 27th, aims to investigate the contribution of planted forests to green development in the context of global changes. The International Congress on Planted Forests is an international academic conference organized by the International Union on Forest Research…

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Buenos Aires hosts the 7th Poplar International Symposium

The Argentinian chapter of the non-profit, non-governmental international network of forest research scientists IUFRO (International Union of Forest Research Organizations) will organize the Seventh International Poplar Symposium (IPS VII) in Buenos Aires, from 28th October to 4th November 2018 under the title “New Bio-economies: Exploring the Potential Role of Salicaceae”. Two field trips organized to…

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