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Studying the life-cycle of wood products can help understand the cradle-to-grave total energy and its potential environmental impact starting with extraction of materials from the earth to the end of life. Calculation of the carbon footprint of timber and wood products considers all activities...

Authors
Lin JiunnCheng; Chen YiHung; Wang PeiJung; Chen SingJyun; Wu MengShan
Publisher
Taiwan Forestry Research Institute
Publication
Taiwan Journal of Forest Science, 2017, 32, 3, pp 191-201
AbstractFull Text

With a prominent trend towards environmental awareness, bamboo is considered a new alternative to plastic, which is helping to reverse the decline in Taiwan's bamboo industry. Having conducted a questionnaire of 36 local bamboo product manufacturers in the Zhushan area, Nantou County, central...

Authors
Lin JiunnCheng; Lin ShingHua; Pan WeiRu; Lai ChinYi; Lin YuJen
Publisher
Taiwan Forestry Research Institute
Publication
Taiwan Journal of Forest Science, 2017, 32, 3, pp 177-189
Abstract

This paper presents the results of research conducted between 2009 and 2014 in the village of Khanda Sharol in the state of Rajasthan, India. Our research objective was to determine how the livelihoods of village residents have been affected by the intensification of forest use, and the resulting...

Authors
Natcher, D.; Vijayalakshmi Kalagnanam; Ramesh Rawal; Johnston, M.; Al-Mamun, A.
Publisher
Taylor & Francis
Publication
International Journal of Sustainable Development and World Ecology, 2018, 25, 1, pp 47-55
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....

Authors
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.
News Article

As international markets have expanded in recent years, production of in-demand commodity crops such as soy and oil palm has moved away from areas...

Date
April 2017
Authors
Stephanie Cole
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
Authors
Dargusch, P.; Maraseni, T. N.; Schmidt, P.
AbstractFull Text

Studying the life-cycle of wood products can help understand the cradle-to-grave total energy and its potential environmental impact starting with extraction of materials from the earth to the end of life. Calculation of the carbon footprint of timber and wood products considers all activities...

Authors
Lin JiunnCheng; Chen YiHung; Wang PeiJung; Chen SingJyun; Wu MengShan
Publisher
Taiwan Forestry Research Institute
Publication
Taiwan Journal of Forest Science, 2017, 32, 3, pp 191-201

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