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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...

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

Short-term effects of selection, gap, patch and clear cutting on the beetle fauna in boreal spruce-dominated forests

Publication date: 15 August 2019Source: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 446Author(s): Jari Jokela, Juha Siitonen, Matti KoivulaAbstractEven-aged management based on clear cutting has simplified the structure of boreal forests, which has adversely affected ecosystem services, including biodiversity. A potential way of combining economic, ecological and social sustainability in forest manageme...

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...

CI -1 week ago

Director - Oceans Policy

Director - Oceans Policy 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 Director for Oceans Policy will lead implementation of priority initiatives related to global policy ...

ScienceDaily -1 week ago

Opposite pathways in forest recovery

Tropical forests are being deforested at an alarming rate to make way for agriculture; the good news is that they can regrow naturally when the fields are abandoned. An international research team found that regenerating wet and dry forests actually show opposite pathways. This implies a fundamental change in our understanding of how tropical forests change, with consequences for forest restoratio...

Elsevier -1 week ago

The role of science in forest policy–Experiences by EFI

Publication date: August 2019Source: Forest Policy and Economics, Volume 105Author(s): Lauri HetemäkiAbstractThere has been increasing requests for evidence-based policy, especially in complex issues such as climate change, biodiversity and bioenergy questions. Scientists have also been active in this front, e.g., such as European Academies Science Advisory Council (2017, 2019) and by writing Ope...

IISD -1 week ago

Event: Leaders’ Biodiversity Summit

In resolution A/RES/73/234, adopted on 20 December 2018, the UN General Assembly (UNGA) decided “to convene a summit on biodiversity at the level of Heads of State and Government, within existing resources,” ahead of the 15th meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD COP 15) in 2020, “in order to highlight the urgency of action at the highest lev...

IISD -1 week ago

Nature Champions Summit Calls for Putting Nature at the Center of Sustainable Development Agenda

The Call to Action issued by the Nature Champions Summit highlights interlinkages among global challenges such as biodiversity loss and climate change, in the context of sustainable development, and calls for a global mobilization, including a commitment to “put nature first” in all decisions. The Nature Champions Summit was the first in a series of high-profile events leading up to CBD COP 15...

CI -1 week ago

Manager - Science-Based Targets Initiative (SBTi)

Manager - Science-Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) 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 Conservation International (CI) helps societies sustainably care for nature, our...

CI -1 week ago

Oceans and Climate Manager

Oceans and Climate Manager 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: Over the last 10 years, CI has developed a comprehensive Blue Climate program spanning over 2...

CI -1 week ago

Intern - Global Restoration Opportunities

    Intern - Global Restoration Opportunities   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 With the UN’s announcement of the upcoming Decade...