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Abstract

Today, the forest is a key element of natural resources, the most complex natural (ecological) system in the continent. Because of its environmental impact, it is also a vital condition for healthy human life. In addition to its dominant role in regulating the quantity and quality of waters, the...

Author(s)
Levente, K.
Publisher
Russian Journal of Agricultural and Socio-Economic Sciences
Publication
Russian Journal of Agricultural and Socio-Economic Sciences, 2018, 6, 78, pp 7-18
Abstract

This paper discusses how a multi-use approach in a former commercially managed plantation can be productive, biodiverse, lovely to walk through and also pay its way. This approach is exemplified at the Sawyer Ground Plantation in the UK with the following objectives, which dovetail into one another...

Author(s)
Primrose, G.
Publisher
The Royal Forestry Society
Publication
Quarterly Journal of Forestry, 2018, 112, 3, pp 208-211
Abstract

The diverse applications of the maximum size-density relationship (MSDR) in monospecific and mixed forests, such as in ecological and economic aspects, lead to continuous advances in our knowledge on this issue. One of the most recent advances was the inclusion of climatic variables in these...

Author(s)
Aguirre, A.; Río, M. del; Condés, S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Forest Ecology and Management, 2018, 411, pp 90-100
News Article

Tropical forests provide us with a number of diverse ecosystem services, including climate regulation, natural disaster mitigation, food security and...

Date
July 2018
Event

7 - 11 October 2018 - Bali

Venue
Bali
Country
Indonesia
Contact
Heike Kuhlmann
Contact Details
KCS Kuhlmann Convention Service, Rue des Chênes 12, CH-2800 Delémont
Tel
+41-32-4234384
Miscellaneous

European forests and the forest-based sector play a central role in a bioeconomy: they provide material (wood and non-wood), bioenergy and a wealth of other regulating and cultural ecosystem services. These demands need to be properly balanced, and many targets have to be tackled simultaneously....

Author(s)
Wolfslehner, B.; Linser, S.; Pülzl, H.; Bastrup-Birk, A.; Camia, A.; Marchetti, M.
Publisher
European Forest Institute
Publication
Forest bioeconomy - a new scope for sustainability indicators, 2016, pp 31 pp.
CAB ReviewFull Text

This review analyses the major themes extant across 199 research articles published in various peer-reviewed forestry and economics journals between January 2002 and June 2009 on the topic of forest-related environmental markets. The reviewed articles are categorized according to four areas of...

Date
February 2011
Subjects
air pollutants; air pollution; bioenergy; biomass; carbon markets; certification; ecosystem services; emission; forest management; forest ownership; forests; greenhouse gases; markets; non-wood forest products; pollution control; renewable energy; reviews; sustainability
Author(s)
Dargusch, P.; Maraseni, T. N.; Schmidt, P.
AbstractFull Text

Cultural, social, and economical conditions characterizing the beginning of the third millennium require a critical revision of silviculture and a new forest strategy, which takes into account that forest is a complex biological system, essential to make the present liveable and the future...

Author(s)
Ciancio, O.
Publisher
Accademia Italiana di Scienze Forestali
Publication
Italia Forestale e Montana, 2018, 73, 1, pp 3-48

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