About IBFRA

IBFRA was formed in 1991 to promote and coordinate research to increase the understanding of the role of the boreal forest in the global environment.

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About Boreal Forests

The boreal forest represents about 30% of the global forest area, contains more surface freshwater than any other biome, and has large tracts of unmanaged forests.

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What We Do

Connects researchers, encourages innovation and knowledge-sharing, and assists in generating partnerships and connections with boreal forest research institutions.

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IBFRA 2018

Cool forests at risk? The critical role of boreal and mountain ecosystems for people, bioeconomy and climate. 17-20 September 2018

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