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Journal Articles & Books
Dezembro 2013

A cross-sectional serological study was carried out to screen the sheep and goat population of Thessaly, Greece for evidence of infection with Toxoplasma, Toxocara, Leishmania, and Echinococcus and to determine the risk factors related to herd characteristics, herd management practices, farmer…

Reports & Research
Novembro 2013

The Collaborative Partnership on Mediterranean Forests (CPMF) has the purpose to improve implementation of policies for sustainable management of forests and environmental services provided by forest ecosystems in the context of climate change.

Journal Articles & Books
Novembro 2013

Developed in collaboration with United Nations agencies, civil society and other organizations, the United Nations challenge badges are intended to raise awareness, educate and motivate young people to change their behaviour and be active agents of change in their local communities. The…

Journal Articles & Books
Novembro 2013

Under the current challenges of food security, climate change adaptation and mitigation, further provision of ecosystem services and sustainable intensification of agriculture, soil information becomes fundamental to guide wise policies and decisions. This document reviews the present…

Reports & Research
Novembro 2013

The article examines the European share in large-scale land acquisitions in Sub-Saharan Africa. The paper aims to identify correlation between biofuels policy and large-scale land acquisitions in Sub-Saharan Africa and the consequences of this phenomenon. It first identifies the backgrounds that…

Journal Articles & Books
Dezembro 2012

This study uses a series of Landsat images to map the main land-cover types on the Mediterranean island of Lesvos, Greece. We compare a single-year maximum likelihood classification (MLC) with a multi-temporal maximum likelihood classification (MTMLC) approach, with time-series class labels…

Journal Articles & Books
Dezembro 2012

To preserve land quality and mitigating land degradation represent an important task for regional planning and environmental management of the Mediterranean region. Since land cover dynamics directly affect the landscape characteristics, remote sensing represents an effective tool for land…

Journal Articles & Books
Dezembro 2012

The encroachment of woody species in natural grasslands has recently increased, especially in arid and semi-arid environments. In the Mediterranean region, this is mainly attributed to the dramatic decrease of the traditional human activities such as pastoral management and fuelwood collection,…

Journal Articles & Books
Dezembro 2012

In west Crete, Greece we studied the effect of land management practices, tillage and no tillage, on physical and chemical properties of autochthonous soils that were formed in marls, conglomerates or schists in slopes higher than 10%. Soil organic matter content was higher in the case of no…

Reports & Research
Novembro 2012

Meeting Name: European Commission on Agriculture
Meeting symbol/code: ECA 37/12/REP
Session: Sess. 37

Journal Articles & Books
Novembro 2012

This tenth edition of State of the World's Forests elaborates on a fundamental truth: forests, forestry and forest products play a critical role in sustainable development. State of the World's Forests is published every two years. Throughout history, deforestation has…

Reports & Research
Novembro 2012

The Collaborative Partnership on Mediterranean Forests (CPMF) has the purpose to improve implementation of policies for sustainable management of forests and environmental services provided by forest ecosystems in the context of climate change.