sustainable forest management


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sustainable forest management

[sə¦stān·ə·bəl ′fär·əst ‚man·ij·mənt]
(forestry)
Integrated management of the full range of environmental, social, and economic values of the forest to ensure future health and usefulness of the forest.
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The 9th UNFF, held from 24 January to 4 February, aims to develop international policies promoting sustainable forest management.
The project, carried out at Jesser al-Shoghor in Idleb province, aims at implementing sustainable forest management planning concepts and building institutional capacities through setting up appropriate management plan and enhancing the principle of preserving biodiversity.
It states that the EU has a role to play in combating deforestation, forest degradation and desertification by promoting sustainable forest management and the protection and restoration of forests inside and outside the EU (via the REDD+ programme, sustainable consumption patterns and the use of specific instruments, such as green' public procurement).
Sustainable forest management refers to the "stewardship and the use of forests and forest lands in a way, and at a rate, that maintains biodiversity, productivity, regeneration capacity and vitality.
Sustainable forest management, to FSC standards by industrial forest companies in Canada, sends a message to the world.
The Armenia-based nonprofit group Armenian Forests, founded in 2003, works with local communities to set up sustainable forest management practices and encourages alternatives to live Christmas trees.
The purpose of this study is to estimate the total economic value of sustainable forest management conducted by indigenous tribes in Indonesia using total economic value concepts.
The Sustainable Forestry Board (SFB), Arlington, Virginia, USA, the non-profit organization responsible for the oversight of North America's largest forest certification program, released its new standard for sustainable forest management.
Mr Kalnars, who received an MBE for his services to forestry, returned to his home country last year to give a series of seminars promoting sustainable forest management.
Canada leads the way in sustainable forest management
Lindenmayer DB AAargutes CR and Botkin DB (2000) Indicators of biodiversity for ecologically sustainable forest management.
In a letter to the city council, the groups noted that consumers, both individual and institutional, should "use their purchasing power to support more sustainable forest management and harvesting practices.
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