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Sustainable forest management and global climate change

Sustainable forest management and global climate change

selected case studies from the Americas

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Published by Edward Elgar Pub. in Cheltenham, UK, Northampton, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest management -- America -- Case studies,
  • Sustainable forestry -- America -- Case studies,
  • Climatic changes -- America -- Case studies

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and indexes

    Statementedited by Mohammed H.I. Dore, Rubén Guevara
    GenreCase studies
    ContributionsDore, M. H. I, Guevara, Ruben
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSD139 .S87 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 281 p. :
    Number of Pages281
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17011498M
    ISBN 101840641614
    LC Control Number00034823

      In this paper, sustainable forest management is discussed within the historical and theoretical framework of the sustainable development debate. The various criteria and indicators for sustainable forest management put forth by different institutions are critically explored. Specific types of climate change mitigation policies/projects in the forest sector are Cited by:   Forests contribute significantly to climate change mitigation through their carbon sink and carbon storage functions. Smashwords – Climate Change for Forest Policy-Makers: An Approach for Integrating Climate Change Into National Forest Policy in Support of Sustainable Forest Management – Version 2. – a book by Food and Agriculture.

    Sustainable Forest Management and Climate Change Mitigation: Building on Past Experience FAO side event Forest Day, Bali, 8 December Susan Braatz FAO. Forestry’s role in global carbon Reservoirs GtC nearly twice. Forest management and climate change. In Responding to Global Climate Change in British Columbia and the Yukon. E. Taylor and B. Taylor (editors). Environment Canada, Vancouver, B.C. pp - Abstract: Forest management decisions made now will effect forests many decades into the future.

    Sustainable forest management practices have been extensively studied within the forest science community under a variety of definitions and terms (e.g. sustainable forestry, sustainable forest management, ecosystem approach, best management practices, etc.) (Ducey and Larson, ; Hahn and Knoke, ; Wilkie et al., ).Cited by: Global Perspectives on Sustainable Forest Management Edited by Clement Akais Okia Published by InTech Janeza Trdine 9, Rijeka, Croatia.


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