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Under the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 and the Aichi Biodiversity Targets, adopted by the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, Governments have committed themselves to restoring 15 per cent of degraded ecosystems by 2020. It is not enough to rely solely...

Author(s)
Vorhies, F.; Winkler, S.
Publisher
Convention on Biological Diversity, Montreal, Canada
Citation
CBD Technical Series, 2016, No.88, pp 107-115
Abstract

The Wadden Sea is a worldwide unique ecosystem with major importance for fish fauna and over 10 million migratory birds every year. The development of effective protections regimes Under the Ramsar-Convention as well as in national designations is discussed. Since 1978, The Netherlands, Germany and ...

Author(s)
Marencic, H.
Publisher
Bundesamt für Naturschutz (German Federal Agency for Nature Conservation), Bonn, Germany
Citation
BfN - Skripten (Bundesamt für Naturschutz), 2011, No.305, pp 81-99
Abstract

European aquaculture has increased over the past 15 years primarily due to increased production in the Kingdom of Norway and the Republic of Iceland. While mariculture of finfish continues to grow (mainly of Atlantic salmon, sea bass and sea bream), production of molluscs and freshwater fish has...

Author(s)
Lundebye, A. K.
Publisher
FAO Library, Rome, Italy
Citation
FAO Fisheries and Aquaculture Proceedings, 2013, No.21, pp 171-181
Abstract

This paper aims at looking at Akureyri's Regional Growth Agreement. This agreement was made in 2004 in order to enhance the Eyjafjördur area as a popular place to live. The programmer adheres to theories on company clusters, whereby business firms, institutions and municipalities join hands to...

Author(s)
Sigursteinsdóttir, H.
Publisher
Forest & Landscape, Copenhagen, Denmark
Citation
Forest & Landscape Working Papers, 2008, No.27, pp 30-42
Abstract

For more than 30 years the physical environment (buildings, gardens, roads and spaces, etc.) in Danish villages has undergone dramatic changes. Many villages close to the bigger towns have grown and are dominated by modern, architecturally maladapted buildings, and as one of the results other...

Author(s)
Møller, J.
Publisher
Forest & Landscape, Copenhagen, Denmark
Citation
Forest & Landscape Working Papers, 2008, No.27, pp 56-69
Abstract

Maintenance of the cultural landscape of the rural areas and the biodiversity of the agro-environments is crucially dependent on farming and agriculture. The rural agricultural landscape is an essential part of the Finnish cultural heritage and national identity. The present generation is gradually ...

Author(s)
Risku-Norja, H.; Yli-Viikari, A.
Publisher
Forest & Landscape, Copenhagen, Denmark
Citation
Forest & Landscape Working Papers, 2008, No.27, pp 90-100
Abstract

Several different ways of viewing forests are considered: for production of timber that will go to sawmills for construction purposes, or to paper mills; for bioenergy production; as a natural environment from which berries and fungi can be collected; or amenity areas for recreation. The role of...

Author(s)
Eriksson, R.
Publisher
Kungl. Skogs- och Lantbruksakademiens (Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry), Stockholm, Sweden
Citation
Kungl. Skogs- och Lantbruksakademiens Tidskrift, 2007, 146, 4, pp 9-12
Abstract

Technologies for acquiring spatial forest resource information have developed rapidly during the past years. Field work has been enhanced by satellite positioning systems (GPS), automatic measuring devices, field computers and wireless data transfer. Modern remote sensing, in turn, provides cost...

Author(s)
Holopainen, M.; Talvitie, M.; Leino, O.
Publisher
J.D. Sauerländer's Verlag, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Citation
Schriften aus der Forstlichen Fakultät der Universität Göttingen und der Niedersächsischen Forstlichen Versuchsanstalt, 2005, No.138, pp 340-348
Abstract

Wild reindeer in Norway, presently (winter 2005-06) numbering some 25 000 animals, are found in 23 more or less separated areas in the mountainous southern part of the country (see map in appendix). All herds are hunted and management is organized in close cooperation between owner organizations...

Author(s)
Reimers, E.
Publisher
Nordic Council for Reindeer Research, Tromsø, Norway
Citation
Rangifer Report, 2007, No.12, pp 35-45
Abstract

In 1989 the Danish Parliament announced it an official goal of the forest policy to double the Danish forest area in 60-100 years. One of the goals of this policy was to improve the recreational possibilities for the urban population. Therefore focus has been on furthering public afforestation...

Author(s)
Anthon, S.; Thorsen, B. J.
Publisher
Scandinavian Society of Forest Economics, Metsäntutkimuslaitos (Finnish Forest Research Institute), Helsinki, Finland
Citation
Scandinavian Forest Economics, 2004, No.40, pp 115-121

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