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Title: COST Action FP0701. Post-Fire Forest Management in Southern Europe /
Language: English
Description: Cost Action FP0701, Post-Fire Forest Management in Southern Europe, is a network of researchers and practitioners working in the field of fire ecology and forest management from all around Europe. The action commenced in May 2008 and will continue for four years. The main objective of this Action is to develop and disseminate scientifically-based decision criteria for post-fire management, applicable from stand-level to landscape-level planning. The short-term expected result is to increase the scientific basis for undertaking appropriate post-fire management practices in Southern Europe; the long-term expected result is to improve the effectiveness in restoring burned areas and reduce fire hazard in European forests and landscapes.
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Title: National Training Information Service (NTIS) / NTIS
Language: English
Description: The National Training Information Service (NTIS) provides a database on vocational education and training in Australia. NTIS is the official national register of information on Training Packages, Qualifications, Courses, Units of Competency and Registered Training Organisations and has been developed for experienced training sector users. NTIS provides a search and browse function that allows finding specific trainings in one or many states and text information on a range of complementary issues.
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Title: Bushfire Cooperative Research Centre / Bushfire CRC
Language: English
Description: Through the Bushfire Cooperative Research Centre (Bushfire CRC) fire and land management agencies across Australia and New Zealand are working closely with researchers in the field of bushfire research. The aim of the Bushfire CRC is to gain a better understanding of the role of fire in the Australian environment. The research program focuses on five inter-related areas of research activity: Safe Prevention, Preparation and Suppression; Management of Fire in the Landscape; Community Self-Sufficiency for Fire Safety; Protection of People and Property; and Education, Training and Communication.
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Title: Núcleo de Investigação Científica de Incêndios Florestais (NICIF) / Centre for Forest Fires Scientific Research [Portugal]
Language: EnglishPortuguese
Description: NICIF is a Scientific Unit of the University of Coimbra, and carries out research related to the prevention of and the effects of forest fires. The objectives of NICIF include: investigation of forest fires; education of the public (and particularly young people) concerning the importance of the forest, especially with regard to preservation of forests and the prevention of forest fires.
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Title: Living with fire /
Language: English
Description: Living with Fire is an educational game that puts you in the place of a fire manager, based on research and tools developed for real-world fire management. The player is required to make decisions on how to manage the forest, whether to include controlled burning, the effects of your actions and how to tackle fire if it arises. At each stage you can read the comments of professionals and concerned citizens, and read about the consequences of each decision made.
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Title: Osservatorio Incendi Boschivi / Forest Fire Observatory
Language: EnglishItalian
Description: The aim of the Forest Fire Observatory is to increase the awareness of and improve knowledge in forest fires by collecting and communicating information on the causes, consequences, prevention and management of forest fire. In order to support environmental protection, the analysis of the national environmental legislation and the evaluation of its application are priority interests of the Observatory. It is also intended to offer the most up-to-date information on forest fires by functioning as a communication point for the topic. The website contains a database reporting national forest fire legislation, forest fire data and documents, and information on the Italian vegetation. The Observatory also collaborates with educational activities.
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