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A hotter, drier climate is expected to increase the possibility of larger-scale forest disturbances, including insect outbreaks, wildfires, disease...

Date
November 2018
Author(s)
Stephanie Cole
Event

6 - 7 December 2018 - Zagreb

Venue
Zagreb
Country
Croatia
Contact
Ivana Perić
Tel
+ 385 1 235 2412
Abstract

Community forest management (CFM) has been promoted worldwide as a means to conserve forests, recognize community rights, and improve local livelihoods. Here, we synthesize findings across recent CFM studies and identify two thematic and one methodological trend at the forefront of CFM scholarship....

Author(s)
Hajjar, R.; Oldekop, J. A.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V.
Publication
Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 2018, 32, pp 119-125
Abstract

Ecotourism is growing rapidly in biodiversity hotspots because of its promise to achieve both economic growth and environmental conservation. We reviewed the literature for empirical evidence that ecotourism protects forests. Our conclusions are at once both sobering and encouraging. Ecotourism, as...

Author(s)
Brandt, J. S.; Buckley, R. C.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V.
Publication
Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 2018, 32, pp 112-118
Abstract

This article begins by situating forest certification within a broader set of forest governance institutions and innovations. It then examines how certification has been practiced to date, before investigating whether, when, and how it has achieved its intended impacts. Doing so reveals a number of...

Author(s)
Ven, H. van der; Cashore, B.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V.
Publication
Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 2018, 32, pp 104-111
Miscellaneous

This study intends to use the data of four emission scenarios (RCP 2.6, 4.5, 6.0 and 8.5) in two periods of time (2050 and 2080) to determine the impact of climate change on the coffee crop for the coffee regions of Costa Rica. The study was carried out with the georeferenced points obtained from...

Author(s)
Ovalle Rivera, O.
Publisher
Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical (CIAT)
Publication
Impacto del cambio climático sobre la aptitud del cultivo de café en Costa Rica, 2018, pp 23 pp.
CAB ReviewFull Text

Carbon pricing, which includes carbon tax, emission trading systems and carbon offset mechanisms, is the main economic instrument to reduce greenhouse gases (GHG) emissions responsible for global climate change. The academic literature on carbon pricing is rich due to hundreds of studies carried...

Date
June 2018
Subjects
air pollutants; air pollution; carbon; carbon footprint; carbon markets; climate change; emissions; greenhouse gases
Author(s)
Timilsina, G. R.
AbstractFull Text

The topography and tree species compositions significantly differ between the ridge and valley habitats of the Kenting karst forest, southern Taiwan. The objective of this research was to explore how tree species inhabiting the ridge habitat have adapted to the drought environment in terms of...

Author(s)
Kuo YauLun; Tsai KuoChung
Publisher
Taiwan Forestry Research Institute
Publication
Taiwan Journal of Forest Science, 2018, 33, 3, pp 213-230

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