Resilience Blog / Forest Risks

Video: Increase biodiversity to strengthen oak resilience

3 weeks ago

Climate change and its impacts on forest ecosystems, such as the increase of pests, poses a great threat to oaks. Fortunately, several ecological measures are available to improve oak vitality. Parasitoid insects, for example, are natural antagonists of leave-eating caterpillars and can help control forest pests. In the “Oak Resilience” project, the state agency Wald und Holz NRW investigated parasitoids in selected study areas in North-Rhine Westphalia

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Rosa Castañeda

Showcasing Resilience in a cake

2 months 3 weeks ago

Generally, it can be very challenging to communicate recent research advances in an understandable way to the public. To make it a bit sweeter, a bake challenge was held at the University Freiburg where participants were tasked with transforming PhD topics into appetizing creations. RESONATE researcher Julius Willig couldn't resist the challenge and presented a cake with 2 forest management scenarios.

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Julius Willig

Forests do not end at national borders – how can united knowledge help Europe’s forests?

3 months 2 weeks ago

This is a report made by three representatives from the International Forestry Students’ Association during their voluntary work for the HLPD 2023 organization. On November…

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Ole Gramann, Anne Austen and Volodymyr Kravets
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