Studies and research

Novel Green Forest Jobs in pan-Europe

  • 2024

How is work in forestry and related sectors changing? We will need qualified personnel to prepare Europe’s forests for the consequences of the climate crisis. At the same time, new occupations are emerging: a report published by FOREST EUROPE analyzes the field of new “green forest jobs.” Unlike traditional forestry jobs, these do not end up in the statistics, so examining them is crucial to understanding how forestry work will change in the coming years.

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The forestry workforce in Europe is undergoing significant changes, according to recent reports. Traditional roles like timber harvesting are declining, while challenges such as an aging workforce and gender imbalance persist. However, there’s a growing emphasis on multi-functional forest management and green jobs, challenging old perceptions of the sector. How are the forestry

Sottocorteccia | A book on bark beetles and changing forests

  • 2024

After the Vaia storm in 2018, another one immediately began: the epidemic of the type bark beetle, a beetle that attacks the most widespread and vital species in alpine forests, the spruce tree. In this book, the authors recount the bark beetle’s consequences on territories, communities, and the economy. The studies and analyses carried out by Etifor are featured in the chapter on estimating economic damage.

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After the end of Storm Vaia in 2018, a threat looms over the forests of the Northeast: the bark beetle.

The forestry sector in Paraguay

  • 2024

This paper presents the results of comprehensive research conducted on Paraguay’s forestry sector. The main objective of this study is to offer an in-depth analysis of the sector, identifying its strengths and weaknesses. The ultimate goal is to draft a preliminary roadmap for the sector’s development and facilitate its transition to sustainability.

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This document presents the findings of a comprehensive research study conducted on Paraguay's forestry sector. The primary goal of this study is to offer a thorough understanding of the sector, identifying its strengths and weaknesses. The ultimate aim is to draft a preliminary roadmap for the sector's development and facilitate its transition towards

Analysis of the State of the Art of Forestry Associationism in Italy

  • 2024

More than 30 interviews with organization leaders provided an overview of the state of the art of association forms in the forestry sector in Italy. The report includes summary sheets on association models and operational guidance for forest owners and policy makers.

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 The report "Analysis of the State of the Art of Forestry Associationism in Italy," published in the context of the LIFE ClimatePositive project, intends to provide an overview of the state-of-the-art forms of association in the forestry sector active to date in Italy, presenting some valuable elements to characterize each of them. Through a series of interviews

Forests in the EU Carbon Removal Certification Regulation: more problems than solutions?

  • 2023

The carbon offsetting market needs clear and strict rules based on a new relationship between institutions and operators in the sector. With this objective in mind, the European Commission, on 30 November, adopted a proposal for a regulation to set up a voluntary carbon offset certification scheme based on uniform European standards and high-quality criteria.

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The carbon offsetting market needs clear and strict rules based on a new relationship between institutions and operators in the sector. With this objective in mind, the European Commission, on 30 November, adopted a proposal for a regulation to set up a voluntary carbon offset certification scheme based on uniform European standards and

Forza della natura Quaderno 44 Fondazione CRC

  • 2023

This publication develops and describes the climate change debate with up-to-date references and evidence from the international and national scientific community. Find out more!

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The "Quaderno 44 || Forza della natura. Le sfide del cambiamento climatico e le nature-based solutions territoriali" ( Force of Nature. The Challenges of Climate Change and Territorial Nature-Based Solutions) develops and describes the debate on climate change with updated references and evidence proposed by the international and national scientific community. The provincial

Nature-Based Solutions Modeling and Cost-Benefit Analysis to Face Climate Change Risks in an Urban Area: The Case of Turin (Italy)

  • 2023

With the aim to promote the adoption of  Nature-based Solutions in urban areas, this study tests the the potential of NBS in mitigating climate change risks in Turin (north-western Italy).

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According to the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN DESA), for the first time in history, more than 55% of the world’s population lives in urban areas with a forecasted increase up to 68–84% in Europe—by 2050. Urbanisation and increasing urban population lead to several environmental, social and economic challenges,

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