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World Environment Day 2016 Theme: GO WILD FOR LIFE

The booming illegal trade in wildlife products is eroding Earth’s precious biodiversity, robbing us of our natural heritage and driving whole species to the brink of extinction. The killing and smuggling is also undermining economies and ecoystems, fuelling organized crime, and feeding corruption and insecurity across the globe. Wildlife crime endangers iconic elephants, rhinos, tigers,

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Internship for an Indonesian student

Dear IFSA World Are you an Indonesian Masters student (ongoing) with a background in forestry or economics? If so, the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) is providing an opportunity for a 6 month internship based in Bogor (Indonesia) commencing in June. The successful candidate will investigate the ‘Economic impacts of timber legality verification and

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IFSA Internship at the IUFRO HQ, Vienna

    For several years, the International Union of Forest Research Organisations (IUFRO), as one of IFSA’s partners, has been offering an internship opportunity to students from IFSA Local Committees. Each year, one (maximum two) student(s) has the opportunity to work at the IUFRO headquarters in Vienna for approximately two months, assisting with diverse projects within IUFRO and

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Call for joining the IUFRO-IFSA project: Global Outlook on Forest Education

  Dear IFSA friends, Are you learning what today’s students really need to know? Do you want to improve forestry education in your regions, and elsewhere?    Forests and forest education are undergoing changes. To investigate new challenges and to call for improvements in the educational environment, a Joint IUFRO-IFSA Task Force on Forest Education (JTF) has

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Looking for delegates to attend Forest Europe expert level meeting

This is a call for participants in IFSA’s delegation to a Forest Europe Expert Level Meeting held in Bratislava, May 11-12th 2016, where the future direction of the Forest Europe process will be discussed. IFSA will have two seats at this meeting, as an observer organisation in the process. You will find the draft agenda and practical information at This is

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Happy International Day of Forests

Why Forests are Key to Climate, Water, Health, and Livelihoods Did you drink water, eat a piece of fruit, or take a deep breath today? You have forests to thank for all of those things. Forested watersheds and wetlands supply 75 percent of the world’s accessible fresh water for domestic, agricultural, industrial and ecological needs

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