Countries the world over were recently engaged in commemorating the 2018 edition of the International Forests Day. Celebrated under the theme: “Forests and Sustainable Cities,” this year’s celebration provided a platform for governments and administrators within urban areas in Cameroon and beyond to reflect on the importance of trees in solving urban challenges like air pollution, increasing atmospheric temperature, and water scarcity amongst others. 423 more words
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The network of marteloscopes, which was started during the Integrate+ project, is continuously expanding in terms of sites and users. On April 12th, Andreas Schuck from European Forest Institute led a marteloscope exercise in the Jägerhäuschen marteloscope in Kottenforst near Bonn, assisted by me. 374 more words
A six-decade-old Norway Spruce tree towers in Mary Bereziuk’s Calgary yard.
The 89-year-old planted it for her son at their Calgary home in 1959 when they moved in. 404 more words
Happy International Day of Forests – and also happy 25th anniversary to European Forest Institute! Check out our new video telling the story how forests can help to build sustainable cities and make them climate-smart. 211 more words