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We’re hiring! New PhD and Postdoc positions within WILDCARD

We’re hiring! New PhD and Postdoc positions within WILDCARD

May 15, 2024

Are you looking for a PhD or Postdoc position on the topic of rewilding? If so, check out our two new open positions: One Post-doc position at the University of…

New paper: Comparing carbon monitoring approaches in old-growth forests of the Dinaric Alps

New paper: Comparing carbon monitoring approaches in old-growth forests of the Dinaric Alps

May 15, 2024

Carbon storage is one of the most important ecosystem services provided by forests to society. However, methods to monitor and report forest carbon stocks are still poorly understood. A new…

Old-growth forest in the Dinaric Alps

Old-growth forests in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Montenegro harbour highest continental carbon sink in Europe, finds new paper

Apr 25, 2024

Old-growth forests continue to disappear in Europe, with many being logged before their identification and protection. To help map these important ecosystems for conservation and research, a new paper by…

Reflections at the XIX “Fragile Areas” Conference “Going wild again: Socio-spatial trends in fragile rural areas”

Reflections at the XIX “Fragile Areas” Conference “Going wild again: Socio-spatial trends in fragile rural areas”

Apr 13, 2024

The XIX “Aree Fragili (Fragile Areas)” Conference “Going wild again: Socio-spatial trends in fragile rural areas” took place on 22 and 23 March in Rovigo, Italy. Organised by the Università…

Karst ecosystems from 2022 to 2024: what changed after the big fires

Karst ecosystems from 2022 to 2024: what changed after the big fires

Mar 26, 2024

A new investigation by the Universities of Udine and Trieste shows the effects of rewilding on Karst ecosystems between Italy and Slovenia after the large 2022 fires. The research results…

New Horizon project WILDCARD to reveal contribution of rewilding to EU’s climate and biodiversity goals

New Horizon project WILDCARD to reveal contribution of rewilding to EU’s climate and biodiversity goals

Mar 26, 2024

All over Europe, nature is making a comeback. As more people move to cities and other land use changes occur, the EU’s forest area is increasing, having grown by almost…

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