iForest - Biogeosciences and Forestry


Present challenges to global forests and the role of IUFRO

John A Parrotta   

iForest - Biogeosciences and Forestry, Volume 12, Issue 6, Pages 488-490 (2019)
doi: https://doi.org/10.3832/ifor0066-012
Published: Nov 02, 2019 - Copyright © 2019 SISEF


The new IUFRO President 2019-2024 Dr. John Parrotta, US Forest Service, summarizes his vision of the present challenges to global forests and the role of the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO). This paper is drawn from his acceptance speech at the XXV IUFRO World Congress held in Curitiba, Brazil, on 29 Sept - 5 Oct 2019.


IUFRO, Global Forests, Forest Challenges

Authors’ address

John A Parrotta 0000-0002-9283-6037
US Forest Service, Research & Development, Washington Office, 201 14th Street, SW, Washington, DC 20024 (USA)

Corresponding author

John A Parrotta


Parrotta JA (2019). Present challenges to global forests and the role of IUFRO. iForest 12: 488-490. - doi: 10.3832/ifor0066-012

Academic Editor

Elena Paoletti

Paper history

Received: Oct 08, 2019
Accepted: Oct 21, 2019

First online: Nov 02, 2019
Publication Date: Dec 31, 2019
Publication Time: 0.40 months

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