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All the latest news, articles and information on HoliSoils activities, and topics of interest related to forest soils, climate change mitigation, land use, land-use change, and forestry.

New publication on the impact of management on soil carbon sequestration

New publication on the impact of management on soil carbon sequestration

A new study, developed in the framework of the HoliSols project, was recently published on Forest Ecology and Management. The publication synthesises information on forest management practices that can mitigate…

Get ready for the Wageningen Soil Conference 2023

Get ready for the Wageningen Soil Conference 2023

The fifth edition of the Wageningen Soil Conference will take place between 28 August and 1 September 2023. The conference, organised by Wageningen University & Research and ISRIC, has an…

Two open positions on Climate-Smart Forestry at EFI

Two open positions on Climate-Smart Forestry at EFI

The European Forest Institute (EFI) is looking for two researchers to work on Climate-Smart Forestry. To reinforce EFI’s Bioeconomy Programme, EFI is seeking a Researcher on Climate-Smart Forestry and a…

European projects join forces to tackle the impact of climate change on forests

European projects join forces to tackle the impact of climate change on forests

Over 30 researchers from 8 EU-funded projects are working together to come up with strategies to fight climate change and deal with its impacts on forests. Several HoliSoils researchers attended…

Post-doctoral opportunity in forest soil biological activity and GHG exchange

Post-doctoral opportunity in forest soil biological activity and GHG exchange

Natural Resources Institute Finland (Luke) is a research organisation working to promote bioeconomy and sustainable use of natural resources. Luke is looking for a post-doctoral researcher focusing on soil element…

PhD Fellowship opportunity on forest soil vulnerability

PhD Fellowship opportunity on forest soil vulnerability

The 2023 call for the INPhINIT fellowships is now open and includes 35 positions for early-stage researchers of any nationality to pursue their PhD studies in the best Spanish and…

Opportunity for a PhD candidate in molecular ecology

Opportunity for a PhD candidate in molecular ecology

The group Ecophysiology of Plants at LSAI and TUM School of Life Sciences are looking for a Ph.D. student interested in the relationships between the fitness of forest trees and…

HoliSoils surveys on soil vulnerability to natural disturbances

HoliSoils surveys on soil vulnerability to natural disturbances

Holisoils launched a set of three surveys to collect expert opinions on how natural disturbances may affect soil variables. The main objective of these surveys is to understand the extent…

Call for abstracts for IBFRA 2023 – Climate Resilient and Sustainable Forest Management

Call for abstracts for IBFRA 2023 – Climate Resilient and Sustainable Forest Management

The call for abstracts is now open for the International Boreal Forest Research Association (IBFRA) Conference on Sustainable and Climate Resilient Forest Management to be held 28-31 August 2023 in…

Get ready for World Soil Day 2022!

Get ready for World Soil Day 2022!

World Soil Day is celebrated on 5 December to promote awareness on the importance of healthy soils and their sustainable management. The first official World Soil Day was celebrated in…