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ETFRN -19 hours ago

Call for contributions ETFRN News 60: Restoring African drylands

ETFRN News 60 will focus on dryland landscape restoration, from government and private sector reforestation to farmer managed natural regeneration, improvements to grasslands and rainfed agriculture, changes in tenure and governance, management of exotic species and bush encroachment. It will look at how to ensure smallholder and community participation and financing, while assessing the myriad ro...

UBC Forestry -2 weeks ago

Assistant Professor in Urban Forests and Human Health (Deadline: May 15, 2020)

The Department of Forest and Conservation Sciences at the Vancouver campus of the University of British Columbia (UBC) invites applications for a tenure-stream position at the rank of Assistant Professor in the field of urban forestry with an emphasis on human health and urban green spaces. The successful applicant will play a key role in undergraduate and graduate teaching in the urban forestry p...

UBC Forestry -2 weeks ago

Full-time Tenure-track Position in Indigenous Natural Sciences (Deadline: July 1, 2020)

The Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia (UBC), invites applications for a tenure-track academic position in Indigenous Natural Sciences at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, to commence on July 1, 2021 or when a suitable candidate is found. The post Full-time Tenure-track Position in Indigenous Natural Sciences (Deadline: July 1, 2020) appeared first on UBC Faculty o...

UBC Forestry -2 weeks ago

Assistant or Associate Professor in Indigenous Natural Sciences (Deadline: July 1, 2020)

The Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia (UBC), invites applications for a tenure-track academic position in Indigenous Natural Sciences at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, to commence on July 1, 2021 or when a suitable candidate is found. The post Assistant or Associate Professor in Indigenous Natural Sciences (Deadline: July 1, 2020) appeared first on UBC Faculty ...

UBC Forestry -2 weeks ago

Assistant or Associate Professor in Indigenous Natural Sciences (Deadline: September 1, 2020)

The Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia (UBC), invites applications for a tenure-track academic position in Indigenous Natural Sciences at the Assistant or Associate Professor level, to commence on July 1, 2021 or when a suitable candidate is found. The post Assistant or Associate Professor in Indigenous Natural Sciences (Deadline: September 1, 2020) appeared first on UBC Fac...

timberbiz -3 weeks ago

Gender empowerment in forestry on International Women’s Day

On International Women’s Day, a very special day to celebrate women’s achievements, it was time to raise awareness against gender bias and take action for equality. Gender equality is not only a fundamental human right, but a necessary foundation for a peaceful, prosperous and sustainable world. Source: Timberbiz Providing women and girls with equal access to education, health care, d...

timberbiz -1 month ago

Royal Commission to focus on natural disaster management

Improving natural disaster managements across all levels of government is expected to be one of the major focus points for the Royal Commission into the devastating bushfire confirmed by the Prime Minister Scott Morrison yesterday. Source: Timberbiz And the Australian Forest Products Association has applauded the inclusion of hazard reduction as one of the commission’s priorities. The terms of r...

timberbiz -2 months ago

China’s new Forest Law makes sweeping changes

China’s newly revised Forest Law will come into force in July 2020. Shifting away from a focus on timber production, the revised law seeks to balance forest management to more fully realize the role of forests in providing economic, social, ecological and cultural services.  Source: Timberbiz In December 2019, the Standing Committee of the 13 National People’s Congress voted to revise the For...

Springer -2 months ago

Operationalizing a Framework for Assessing the Enabling Environment for Community Forest Enterprises: A Case Study from Nepal

Abstract We demonstrate how Baynes et al.’s (Glob Environ Change 35:226–238, 2015. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2015.09.011) framework can be operationalized as a tool for identifying potential intervention points for supporting the tenure and governance-enabling environment for CFEs. We do so by applying the framework to a sample of CFUG-managed CFEs in Nepal to see h...

Mongabay -2 months ago

Canada working towards new future for Indigenous-led conservation

Indigenous people currently manage or have tenure on 40% of the world’s protected areas and remaining intact ecosystems. The deep connection to land and water that characterizes Indigenous cultures around the world suggests a natural alliance with conservationists working to protect those places. But, as the authors of a recent paper in Biological Conservation argue, […]...

USFS -2 months ago

Social status, forest disturbance, and Barred Owls shape long-term trends in breeding dispersal distance of Northern Spotted Owls

<p>Dispersal among breeding sites in territorial animals (i.e. breeding dispersal) is driven by numerous selection pressures, including competition and spatiotemporal variation in habitat quality. The scale and trend of dispersal movements over time may signal changing conditions within the population or on the landscape. We examined 2,158 breeding dispersal events from 694 male and 608 fema...

CIFOR -3 months ago

Is community tenure facilitating investment in the commons for inclusive and sustainable development?

With communities in many parts of the world achieving stronger, legally recognized, collective rights over their forests and other natural... The post Is community tenure facilitating investment in the commons for inclusive and sustainable development? appeared first on Center for International Forestry Research....

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