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State of European forests and forestry, 1999

State of European forests and forestry, 1999

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Published by United Nations in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forests and forestry -- Europe

  • Edition Notes

    StatementUnited Nations Economic Commission for Europe, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Timber Section, Geneva, Switzerland
    SeriesGeneva timber and forest study papers -- no. 16
    ContributionsUnited Nations. FAO/ECE Agriculture and Timber Division. Timber Section
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 25 p. :
    Number of Pages25
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16957167M
    ISBN 109211167310

    Forest, Biodiversity and People. As the United Nations Decade on Biodiversity – comes to a close and countries prepare to adopt a post global biodiversity framework, this edition of The State of the World’s Forests (SOFO) examines the contributions of forests, and of the people who use and manage them, to the conservation and sustainable use of biodiversity. The history of the forest in Central Europe is characterised by thousands of years of exploitation by people. Thus a distinction needs to be made between the botanical natural history of the forest in pre- and proto-historical times—which falls mainly into the fields of natural history and Paleobotany—and the onset of the period of sedentary settlement which began at the latest in the.

    The European Journal of Forest Research is an international scientific Journal that intends to contribute to a holistic understanding of the principles governing forest ecosystems, as well as their functions and services for society. The journal thus covers a broad range of subjects, from natural sciences to socio-economics, which are represented by a board of subject editors with different. A brief history of forestry in Europe, the United States and other countries. By. Fernow, B. E. (Bernhard Eduard), Type. Book Material. Published material. Publication info. TorontoUniversity Press[] Subjects. Forests and forestry Call Number. SD F4.

    1. DOMESTIC FORESTS AND FORESTRY By the time the Norman Domesday Book was written years ago little pristine woodland remained in Britain except perhaps in the remoter parts of Scotland. Woodland cover, although variable across the country, was as low as 15% overall (Rackham, ). Although this figure disguises the important contribution of. Mr Hogan noted, “Integrated forest management is key to long-term sustainable, multifunctional forests” and there can be no sustainable management without the economic viability of the European forest sector. In addition, the EU is committed to strengthening forest governance outside Europe with FLEGT and REDD+ initiatives.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version: State of European forests and forestry New York, N.Y.: United Nations, (OCoLC) Material Type. State of European forests and forestry, (October ) ECE/TIM/SP/16 Read more A summary of “The competitive Climate for Wood Products and Paper Packaging: the Factors Causing Substitution with Emphasis on Environmental Promotions” by John Burrows, Berit Sanness (July ).

Forest is the natural vegetation of most of Europe. Although the majority has been destroyed by human activity over the centuries, a considerable amount remains and has been managed to varying degrees and for a wide variety of reasons.

This has 1999 book in a large number of natural and semi-natural landscapes and habitat types over. Whatever the actual state of Europe’ s forests, it is the public ’s view on issues that counts possibly as much in forest policy and business.

This report offers indications of the views of. Introduction to Forestry and Natural Resources presents a broad overview of the profession of forestry.

The book details several key fields State of European forests and forestry forestry, including forest health, economics, policy, utilization, and forestry careers. The International Year of Forests 5 Forestry in Europe 5 Forest objectives of the European Union 5 Organisations working in the forestry domain in Europe 7 Forestry in the world 8 1.

Forests 11 Forest resources in the EU 12 Forest resources in the world 16 Forest products and services 20 Forests and the environment 22 2.

Forests used to constitute the dominant natural vegetation in most of Europe, covering up to 80 % of the land surface. However, the current extent and condition of forest ecosystems are the result of the process of human appropriation (domestication), which started more than years ago.

By the end of the 17th century, more than half of Europe’s original forest had disappeared and covered. The primary objective of the European Forest Sector Outlook Study (EFSOS), a joint programme of the UNECE Timber Committee and the FAO European Forestry Commission, is to analyse the long-term outlook for the sector and its implications for policy.

International Forest Sector Institutions and Policy Instruments for Europe: A Source BookFile Size: KB. The State of Europe’s Forests report is divided into two parts. The first part (Overall Policies, Institutions and Instruments for Sustainable Forest Management) provides general information about the way in which forests are governed in the European countries through policies, institutions and instruments for SFM.

The Thomas Report of the environmental committee of the European Parliament gave a series of recommendations for the development of an European Union (EU) Forest Policy. The European Commission presented a Communication on a Forestry Strategy for the EU The EU Council adopted a Resolution on a Forestry Strategy for the EU.

This document is considered to be the basic political charter for Community involvement in forest issues. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Forest plantations are the topic of Chapter 8, followed by floodplain and swamp forests (Chapter 9), forest epiphytic vegetation (Chapter 10), and the scrub vegetation of forest edges and hedges (Chapter 11). The summarising chapter (12) gives an overview of the most important plant communities of Central Europe.

”To shape a future where all European forests are vital Where forests contribute effectively to sustainable development, through ensuring human well-being. Where the forests’ unique potential to support support a green economy is realized to the benefit of society.”.

ABSTRACT: Europe and the forest in a few lines With Austria, Finland and Sweden's accession from 1 Januarythe European Union has acquired a new dimension in forests.

Its forest area has doubled and all the planet's great ecosystems are now represented: northern, temperate, Mediterra-nean and tropical (through French Guyana in particular). As the Treaties make no specific reference to forests, the European Union does not have a common forestry policy.

Forestry policy therefore remains primarily a national competence, but many European actions have an impact on forests in the EU and in third countries. Research in Forest Reserves and Natural Forests in European Countries EFI Proceedings No.

16, PREFACE Natural and semi-natural forests mainly exist as forest reserves in different European countries. The occurrence of original forest structures has decreased during the last centuries. Forest resources in Europe: an integrated perspective on ecosystem services, disturbances and threats. Forest bio-based economy in Europe.

European forests: an ecological overview. European forest classifications. European Forest Types: tree species matrix. Past forests of Europe. State of the World's Forests The State of the World's Forests reports on the status of forests, recent major policy and institutional developments and key issues concerning the forest makes current, reliable and policy-relevant information widely available to facilitate informed discussion and decision-making with regard to the world's forests.

The European Atlas of Forest Tree Species is both a scientific publication, in which researchers and forest specialists can find rigorous and up-to-date information on the many tree species of our forests, and a publication suited for education and the dissemination of information about the richness of our forests to our generation and future.

The book presents the current state, legal and institutional framework for conservation and management of forest genetic resources, case studies and best practices in the application of different conservation methods and techniques (in situ and ex situ) as well as climate change aspects in this area.

22nd European Forum on Urban Forestry - Urban Forests: Full of Energy; Cologne, Germany; May Book of Abstracts. Davies C () Summary of proceedings. Urban forests – a different trademark for cities and forestry. 8th European Forum on .This volume provides a detailed account of the increase in forest resources in Europe over the past forty years.

The author discusses the implications of this expansion for the future health and vitality of the forests and for the economic viability and environmental sustainability of the by: The Forests Handbook, written by an international team of both scientists and practitioners, presents an integrated approach to forests and forestry, applying our present understanding of forest science to management practices, as a basis for achieving sustainability.