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Mongabay -1 week ago

In other news: Environmental stories from around the web, May 17, 2019

Tropical forests With around 80,000 left, koalas have been declared “functionally extinct” in the wild (The Conversation, Inhabitat). Officials in Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro’s administration warn the rest of the world to stay out of the management of the Amazon rainforest (Bloomberg). Some coffee growers may be compensating for the sliding price of coffee on […]...

CIFOR -1 week ago

Keeping the peace in a national park buffer zone

Voices from the forest-farm interface: Friday video series (part III)...

Mongabay -1 week ago

Red colobus conservation in Zanzibar: A cautiously optimistic tale

Thabit Masoud is proud of the work he and his colleagues have pulled off on Zanzibar. As part of the development NGO CARE International, they helped set up a conservation project to protect the largest remaining stand of natural forest on the island, located just off the coast of Tanzania. The forest is home to […]...

WRI -1 week ago

Chartered Financial Analysts Received New Guidance on Sustainable Investing. 4 Points Stand Out.

Chartered Financial Analysts Received New Guidance on Sustainable Investing. 4 Points Stand Out. Comments|Add Comment|PrintFirefighters battling California blazes. Flickr/Tony Salas The shares of PG&E, California's utility, lost nearly half their value in January after the company filed for bankruptcy protection because of its role in California wildfires. While this may have resulted in huge ...

NEW VIDEOS

CIFOR -1 week ago

Pastoralism and agriculture: keeping the peace in a national park buffer zone

Recognizing that surrounding pastoralist communities would be cut off from the land they used for their animals once their access to the Kaboré Tambi National Park in southern Burkina Faso was restricted in 1997, the government decided to set aside a buffer zone outside the park boundary in which the pastoralists could settle, and on which they could graze their livestock. This gave rise to Tams...

UNECE-FAO -1 week ago

BSI on UNECE Declaration on Gender-Responsive Standards & Standards Development

Message from Dr. Scott Steedman, Director of Standards of the British Standards Institution (BSI), on UNECE Declaration on Gender-Responsive Standards and Standards Development For more information, please visit: http://www.unece.org/tradewelcome/tradewp6/thematic-areas/gender-responsive-standards-initiative/gender-responsive-standards-declaration.html...

UNECE-FAO -1 week ago

BIS on UNECE Declaration on Gender-Responsive Standards and Standards Development

Message from Ms.Surina Rajan, Director General of the Bureau of Indian Standards, on UNECE Declaration on Gender-Responsive Standards and Standards Development For more information, please visit: http://www.unece.org/tradewelcome/tradewp6/thematic-areas/gender-responsive-standards-initiative/gender-responsive-standards-declaration.html...

UNECE-FAO -1 week ago

MCCAA on UNECE Declaration on Gender-Responsive Standards and Standards Development

Message from Ing. Helga Pizzuto, Chairperson for Malta Competition and Consumer Affairs Authority, on UNECE Declaration on Gender-Responsive Standards and Standards Development For more information, please visit: http://www.unece.org/tradewelcome/tradewp6/thematic-areas/gender-responsive-standards-initiative/gender-responsive-standards-declaration.html...

NEW PUBLICATIONS

Springer -just now

Coarse woody debris and wood-colonizing fungi differences between a reserve stand and a managed forest in the Taborz region of Poland

Abstract The aim of this research was to evaluate the amount of woody debris (m3/ha) on the forest floor and the associated wood-colonizing fungi. The study was performed in the Taborz region, known for its Scots pine provenance experiments, against the background of a recently launched Polish legislation to protect the biodiversity on the forest floor in managed (harvested) st...

Springer -just now

Effect of wind damage on the habitat suitability of saproxylic species in a boreal forest landscape

Abstract Many forest-dwelling species are dependent on deadwood. Sources of deadwood include competition- and senescence-related mortality of trees, and various damages. This study described a methodology for predicting the effect of wind damage on the amount of deadwood and suitability of the forest for saproxylic species. The methodology was used in a forested boreal landscap...

Springer -just now

Red sandalwood ( Pterocarpus santalinus L. f.): biology, importance, propagation and micropropagation

Abstract Pterocarpus santalinus L. f. (Fabaceae; red sanders) is prized for its wood whose colour and fragrance is due to the presence of santalins that have pharmaceutical and industrial uses. Red sanders is listed as an endangered plant species on the IUCN red data list as a result of the exploitation of its wood and essential oil. This review emphasizes the pollination biolo...

Springer -just now

Correction to: Advances in European agroforestry: results from the AGFORWARD project

In the original publication of the article, the copyright line was incorrect in Springer link. The correct copyright line should read as “The Author(s) 2018”. The original article has been corrected....

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12 Jun 2019 - 14 Jun 2019

AForGeN 2019

Mont Ventoux, France

17 Jun 2019 - 21 Jun 2019

Asia Pacific Forestry Commission - 28th Session

Incheon, Republic of Korea