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Vital forest graphics

Label
Vital forest graphics
Title
Vital forest graphics
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This publication provides an overview of the global trends in forest cover. It looks specifically at the four largest forest ecosystems and analyzes the trends and challenges in their conservation and management. It examines some of the key drivers behind forest loss, including the increasing demand for commodities and energy. Finally, it reviews some of the best practices for sustainable management of forest, including regulatory regimes, participatory management and economic incentives.--Publisher's description
Additional physical form
Also available online.
Cataloging source
BTCTA
Government publication
international or intergovernmental publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
SD131
LC item number
.V58 2009 Oversize
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • statistics
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  • United Nations Environment Programme
  • GRID--Arendal
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  • Forests and forestry
  • Forests and forestry
  • Forest declines
  • Forest declines
  • Forest ecology
  • Forest management
Label
Vital forest graphics
Link
http://www.grida.no/_res/site/file/publications/vital_forest_graphics.pdf
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Cover title
  • "Produced by UNEP/GRID-Arendal"--P. [2] of cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 62-68)
Contents
Introduction -- Forest definition and extent -- Forest losses and gains : where do we stand? -- The relationship between indigenous people and forests -- Forests sustain livelihoods -- A hiding place for fighting forces and a refuge for victims -- Forests under threat as agricultural commodities take over -- Is fast-wood like fast-food? -- Changing trends in forest products trade -- Clearing forests for biofuels -- Forests are a key source of ecological services -- Climate change and its impact on forests : will forests migrate? -- Forests and the carbon cycle -- Forest animals threatened by habitat loss and poaching -- The forests of Central Africa -- The forests of Southeast Asia -- The Amazon, the largest rainforest in the world -- The boreal forests -- Forests and fires -- Forests suffer from air pollution -- Local forest management -- Certification for sustainable forest management -- Economic incentives to protect forests -- Are legal instruments sufficient to protect our forests? -- Greening degraded forest landscapes
Control code
ocn419819611
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
69 p.
Isbn
9789251062647
Isbn Type
(FAO)
Lccn
2009333413
Other physical details
col. ill., col. maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)419819611
Label
Vital forest graphics
Link
http://www.grida.no/_res/site/file/publications/vital_forest_graphics.pdf
Publication
Note
  • Cover title
  • "Produced by UNEP/GRID-Arendal"--P. [2] of cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 62-68)
Contents
Introduction -- Forest definition and extent -- Forest losses and gains : where do we stand? -- The relationship between indigenous people and forests -- Forests sustain livelihoods -- A hiding place for fighting forces and a refuge for victims -- Forests under threat as agricultural commodities take over -- Is fast-wood like fast-food? -- Changing trends in forest products trade -- Clearing forests for biofuels -- Forests are a key source of ecological services -- Climate change and its impact on forests : will forests migrate? -- Forests and the carbon cycle -- Forest animals threatened by habitat loss and poaching -- The forests of Central Africa -- The forests of Southeast Asia -- The Amazon, the largest rainforest in the world -- The boreal forests -- Forests and fires -- Forests suffer from air pollution -- Local forest management -- Certification for sustainable forest management -- Economic incentives to protect forests -- Are legal instruments sufficient to protect our forests? -- Greening degraded forest landscapes
Control code
ocn419819611
Dimensions
30 cm.
Extent
69 p.
Isbn
9789251062647
Isbn Type
(FAO)
Lccn
2009333413
Other physical details
col. ill., col. maps
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)419819611

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