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Springer -just now

Exploring the potential of edible forest gardens: experiences from a participatory action research project in Sweden

Abstract To meet the environmental challenges that are presently confronting society, the narrow focus on agricultural production needs to be altered to one that places equal value on the generation of crucial ecosystem services. Current research shows that perennial intercropping systems such as agroforestry may be a feasible alternative. Based on studies during the establishm...

Elsevier -1 week ago

Insect herbivory and avian insectivory in novel native oak forests: Divergent effects of stand size and connectivity

Publication date: 1 August 2019Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 445Author(s): Elena Valdés-Correcher, Inge van Halder, Luc Barbaro, Bastien Castagneyrol, Arndt HampeAbstractThe value of novel native broadleaf woodlands for biodiversity conservation is important to consider for adequate forest management in rural landscapes. Passive reforestation has been proposed as a cost-efficient ...

Elsevier -1 week ago

Native forest regeneration and vegetation dynamics in non-native Pinus patula tree plantations in Madagascar

Publication date: 15 August 2019Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 446Author(s): Herizo Randriambanona, Josoa R. Randriamalala, Stéphanie M. CarrièreAbstractToday, exotic invasive alien species are considered to be one of the greatest threats to biodiversity. However, not all exotic species cause negative consequences in the ecosystems in which they settle. In some cases, artificial p...

Elsevier -1 week ago

Valuing water provisioning service of Broadleaf and Chir Pine forests in the Himalayan region

Publication date: August 2019Source: Forest Policy and Economics, Volume 105Author(s): Saudamini Das, Mani Nepal, Rajesh K. Rai, Laxmi D. Bhatta, Madan S. KhadayatAbstractInhabitants of the upper Himalayan regions entertain a belief that the Chir Pine trees are ingressing the Broadleaf forest areas and that these areas are gradually turning into water stressed regions as Chir Pines adversely influ...

Elsevier -1 week ago

Willingness to pay for forest conservation in Ecuador: Results from a nationwide contingent valuation survey in a combined “referendum” – “Consequential open-ended” design

Publication date: August 2019Source: Forest Policy and Economics, Volume 105Author(s): Fernando Gordillo, Peter Elsasser, Sven GünterAbstractDeforestation is a threatening pan-tropical problem. Net deforestation in Ecuador amounts to approximately 500 km2 per year for 2008–2014. It represents not only an environmental problem but also a threat to social welfare. As social welfare depends on i...

CIFOR -1 week ago

CIFOR at Global Landscapes Forum Kyoto 2019

The post CIFOR at Global Landscapes Forum Kyoto 2019 appeared first on Center for International Forestry Research....

CIFOR -1 week ago

CIFOR Annual Report 2018: Forests Matter

The post CIFOR Annual Report 2018: Forests Matter appeared first on Center for International Forestry Research....

Mongabay -1 week ago

In Indonesia, a flawed certification scheme lets illegal loggers raze away

JAKARTA — A massive series of seizures of timber from rare tree species has thrown into question the effectiveness of Indonesia’s existing mechanisms to tackle illegal logging. Officials have in recent months confiscated 422 containers packed with illegally harvested timber from the eastern regions of Papua and Maluku. The latest seizure, in February, comprised 38 […]...

CI -1 week ago

Senior Director - Americas Oceans

Senior Director - Americas Oceans   Conservation International (CI) has been protecting nature for the benefit of all for over 30 years. Through science, policy, and partnerships, CI is helping build a healthier, more prosperous and more productive planet.    POSITION SUMMARY This is a senior-level position responsible for leading and overseeing the imple...

CI -1 week ago

Intern - International Policy

Intern - International Policy DESCRIPTION Conservation International (CI) has been protecting nature for the benefit of all for over 30 years. Through science, policy, and partnerships, CI is helping build a healthier, more prosperous and more productive planet.    POSITION SUMMARY   The intern will work with the International Policy team, wh...

timberbiz -1 week ago

TRENDZ in NZ is to plant trees

Delegates at New Zealand TRENZ 2019 are leaving a legacy of more than 600 native trees to benefit the New Zealand environment, as the result of a partnership with Trees That Count. A tree is being planted in each delegate’s name to commemorate their attendance at New Zealand’s biggest annual tourism and trade event. Source: Timberbiz TRENZ is New Zealand’s annual business-to-business travel ...

CBD -2 weeks ago

Warming climate threatens microbes in alpine streams

Changes to alpine streams fed by glaciers and snowfields due to a warming climate threaten to dramatically alter the types of bacteria and other microbes in those streams, according to new research....