Turkish forest officers visit Spain looking for collaboration against the Dry Cone Syndrome

During the last week of September, a group of experts in forest protection from the Turkish Forest Department visited Spain, aiming for knowledge exchange about the crisis of the pine nut sector in both countries caused by the pest Leptoglossus occidentalis. The American Leptoglossus bug had been accidentally introduced...
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European Union needs more strategic planning of conservation investment

Researchers from the Forest Science Centre of Catalonia (CTFC), CREAF and CSIC have analysed the distribution of European funds for biodiversity conservation. After confirming that many threatened species are being left out, they propose more strategic planning, focused on most endangered species. They also recommend greater flexibility in setting...
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