Free Essays on Forest Conservation

  1. Importance of Forest Conservation

    connected with the forests. Forests have had a great influence on human thought and way of living. For example, the Vedas and Upanishads, the oldest known religious, philosophical and literary monuments of mankind are the direct products of forest-life in ancient India. The Aranyakas or the Forest Texts form...

  2. Conservation of Forest

    CONSERVATION OF forest is certainly a necessity that requires to be addressed as a priority. For the survival of human beings, a holistic approach is required to be adopted as regards protection of the plant kingdom as well as the wildlife with regard to the peaceful and mutually beneficial co-existence...

  3. Forest Protection

    Ancient forests around the world are in peril, but we can still save them. Governments and the timber industry need to understand what a crucial role they play in maintaining global biodiversity, not to mention how vital they are in regulating the climate, so they need to act now. And as consumers, we...

  4. Forest Conservation

    Intro Forest Conservation is the practice of planting and maintaining forested areas for the benefit and sustainability of future generations. Around the year 1900 in the United States, forest conservation became popular with the uses of natural resources. It is the upkeep of the natural resources within...

  5. Role of Women in Forest Management

    2011 2007-15891 Soc Sci 180 Role of Women in Forest Management Increasingly, the role of indigenous peoples in forest management and conservation had been recognized on the international level. Even if forest management and conservation had been an indigenous practice since time immemorial...

  6. Forestry in India

    environmental issue. Dense forests once covered India. As of 2014, the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations estimates world's forest cover to be about 68 dollar area, or about 20 % of the continent's area. In quantity terms, however, the average forest in almost all the major American...

  7. The Value of Maintaining Natural Ecosystems: Preservation vs. Conservation

    The Value of Maintaining Natural Ecosystems: Preservation vs. Conservation While preservation or conservation may not be at the top of everyone list, it is a political hot topic. Most Americans would probably agree that protecting the environment is, at the very least, worthy. If nothing else, the...

  8. Environment Laws in India

    | 35 | 5.25 | Ghaziabad | 180 | 27 | Noida | 75 | 11.25 | vrindavan | 5 | 0.75 | Source : Yamuna Action Plan, Ministry of Environment & Forests Waste Water Discharge into River Yamuna Type | Discharge | Domestic (treated) | 64% | Domestic (untreated) | 21% | Industries (small)...

  9. Aldo Leopold

    in 1948 from a heart attack while fighting a brush fire on a neighbor's farm. Contents [hide] 1 Life and work 1.1 A Sand County Almanac 2 Conservation 3 Digitization 4 See also 5 Notes 6 References 7 External links [edit] Life and work Aldo Leopold was born in Burlington, Iowa...

  10. Western Lowland Gorllia

    important to conserve the variety of living things on Earth. Not only do we have moral and cultural reasons for conserving endangered species, but conservation: * Maintains the future possibility that plant species might be identified for medicines * Keeps damage to food chains and food webs to...

  11. SCI 275 Complete Course

    Week 1 Individual Assignment Community Environmental Issues SCI 275 Week 2 DQ 1 SCI 275 Week 2 DQ 2 SCI 275 Week 2 Individual Assignment Conservation and Preservation SCI 275 Week 3 DQ 1 SCI 275 Week 3 DQ 2 SCI 275 Week 3 Individual Assignment Lemurs in Madagascar SCI 275 Week 4 DQ...

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    in marine science and conservation. In the early 1970s, Cousteau became frustrated with increasing marine pollution and produced a series of documentaries focusing on the destruction of marine systems. He also expanded his explorations to riverine systems, lakes, rain forest destruction and the conflicts...

  13. Deforestation Trends and Reasons

    primary forest, the most biodiverse form of forest. In more recent times the increasing demands for both wood and non-wood forest products has resulted in rapid deforestation and greater conflicts over resource use. Peninsular Malaysia however has much poorer forests and conversion of forest to permanent...

  14. biodiversity

    and in agricultural ecosystems. Some areas are more rich in species than others. Natural undisturbed tropical forests have a much greater species richness than plantations. A natural forest ecosystem provides a large number of non-wood products that local people depend on such as fruit, fuel wood, fodder...

  15. Forests for a Living Planet

    erat. Forests for a Living Planet FORESTS are the planet's lungs. Home to people and Wildlife. Engines of green economies. Forests are Essential to life on Earth. Forests for a Living Planet FORESTS are the planet's lungs. Home to people and Wildlife. Engines of green economies. Forests are Essential...

  16. Resolving Current and Future Conflicts Between Tourism and Ecosystems in the Bahamas

    Information Needs and Gaps?   Major Ecosystems of The Bahamas Coral Reefs Seashores Rock Seashores Whiteland Coppice Blackland Coppice Pine Forest Additional Ecosystems The Bahamas has the largest Mangrove System on the planet. They comprise of : Red Mangrove - Red mangroves exclude salt...

  17. Conservation of natural resources

    CONSERVATION OF NATURAL RESOURCES The term “resource” means anything that we use from our environment to achieve our objective. For example, we require bricks, cement, iron, wood etc. to construct a building. All these items are called the resources for construction of building. Are source can be...

  18. Conservation Officers

    | Conservation Officers | A Career in Law Enforcement | | | | History, Duties, and Expectations of an Indiana Conservation Officer | Conservation Officers, as well as the Department of Natural Resources, have a long and colourful history in the state of Indiana dating...

  19. trees

    Conservation Plan for the Pine Forest of the Carolinas Statement of Purpose: This conservation plan is being drawn up to protect the pine forests in North and South Carolina from harmful human activities, such as logging and emitting large amounts of carbon. The plan gives a brief amount of information...

  20. HTT 210 Week 9 Dream Vacation

    reef sanctuary and forest reserve harboring extremely rare and endangered animals (Chumbe Island, 2014). All buildings and operations aim at zero impact on the environment, creating a model of financially and ecologically sustainable management where ecotourism supports conservation and research and comprehensive...

  21. Save Our Rainforest

    lose their abilities to abstain their life in their own environment. However, we as a people of the world can be taught that by preserving the rain forests, many species of human and non-human can continue to thrive in their environment, without harming the people as a whole. Rather than addressing only...

  22. Conservation Versus Preservation

    Running Head: CONSERVATION Conservation versus Preservation Brandon Chung SCI 256 – People, Science, and the Environment University of Phoenix May 24, 2008 Conservation versus Preservation The world is in a constant flux. This particularly is true when it comes to ecosystems in throughout...

  23. Forests

    areas of tropical forest are found in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands; the Western Ghats, which fringe the Arabian Sea coastline of peninsular India; and the greater Assam region in the north-east. Small remnants of rain forest are found in Orissa state. Semi-evergreen rain forest is more extensive than...

  24. Conservation of Natural Resources

    Conservation Of Natural Resourses Natural Resources Conservation Summary: Water pollution remains one of the most visible and persistent signs of our impact on the natural world. Cleanup of some older pollutants has been offset by new contaminants that threaten freshwater ecosystems and foul our...

  25. SCI 230 Wk 9 Paper

    These are broken down into three distinct areas. They are the Mangrove forest which is made up of three major types of mangrove trees; the Buttonwood, the Red mangrove and the White mangrove. Next, there is the Littoral forest, in which four types of trees can be found. These are the “Ziricote Cordia...

  26. Leopard Conservation

    levels does not further condemn its survival. Little known about leopard conservation status. There has long been an assumption that the great adaptability of leopards enables them to cope in human dominated Ares. But conservation scientist agrees that leopards may be more vulnerable to extinction than...

  27. Wildlife Conservation

    ------------------------------------------------- Wildlife conservation Wildlife conservation is the practice of protecting endangered plant and animal speciesand their habitats. Among the goals of wildlife conservation are to ensure that nature will be around for future generations to enjoy and to...

  28. Biodiversity and Forests

    Conservation Of Wild Life forests Protection and conservation of forests and wildlife are essential to maintain the earth’s health and environment. The earth is the only known living planet and it is because of its special environment and ecology which are life-supporting. Forests are part and parcel...

  29. Mitigation Strategies and Solutions - Energy Conservation Alternatives

    18, 2009 Energy conservation is an issue that I am glad to be learning more about and proud to be able to partake in. I believe that if we do not find an alternative way to...

  30. deforestation

    population, the need for forest products, such as, fuel, timber, bamboo grasses etc. increased dramatically for habitation. Hence deforestation becomes a permanent feature of our normal life. The single largest problem faced by the developing world for dwindling in their forest resources is deforestation...

  31. Tropical Rain Forest

    Tropical Rain Forest 1. Biome’s place on earth Where is it (geographical distribution)? 1) Central America in the Amazon River basin. 2) Africa - Zaire basin, with a small area in West Africa; also eastern Madagascar. 3) Indo-Malaysia - west coast of India, Assam, Southeast Asia, New Guinea and...

  32. Fundamentals of Forest Management

    | Indian Institute of Forest Management, Bhopal | | Fundamentals of Forest Management (FFM) | Coordinator: Dr. K.K.Jha | PGDFM Term I : Jul–Sept 2013 | Credit Points: 1.0 | Instruction: Please read class schedule and list of suggested reading and grading scheme. | Post Graduate diploma in Forestry...

  33. Forest Conservation

    Protecting forests has always been central to CI's mission. Now it is more important than ever. Did you know the burning and clearing of forests contributes approximately 16 percent of the world's greenhouse gas emissions and fuels climate change? Human activity is the main cause of deforestation,...

  34. Forest Logging

    Forest Logging on the Environment Ethics and Social Responsibility Monday, November 24, 2008 The McGraw Hill Online Learning Center defines the term environmental ethicsas a search for moral values and ethical principles in human relations with the natural world. The branch of philosophy that deals...

  35. The Home Depot; Green…or Greenwash?

    from forests that had been independently certified as originating from “well-managed” forests as determined by the Forest Conservation Program (developed by Scientific Certification System and accredited by FSC in 1995). To carry the certified label, suppliers’ wood must be tracked from the forest, through...

  36. Energy Electricity Conservation Management

    ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE | Energy Electricity Conservation Management | Research Paper | | | INTRODUCTION: In this age of super technology wherein the pollution threat is increasing with the scientific development everyday; establishment of Eco-green hotels plays a wonderful role in pacifying...

  37. The Clearance of Naturally Occurring Forests by Logging and Burning.

    Deforestation is the clearance of naturally occurring forests by logging and burning. Deforestation occurs for many reasons: trees or derived charcoal are used as, or sold, for fuel or as a commodity, while cleared land is used as pasture for livestock, plantations of commodities, and settlements. The...

  38. People Science and Environment

    Stevens Forests are complex worlds where many animals, insects, and plants share a habitat. Specie interdependency leads to protecting ecosystems and biodiversity that dwells within it. This paper will identify the impact of agriculture and encroaching human population’s effect on forests. Management...

  39. unforgetable memory

    the dangers of environmental pollution. CONSERVATION Definition: This is the preservation of natural resources for man’s benefit. There are renewable and non-renewable natural resources. Renewable resources are; air, water, soil, wildlifeand forests while non-renewable resources are; fossil fuels...

  40. Forests

    FORESTS; A forest, also referred to as a wood or the woods, is an area with a high density of trees. Forests cover approximately over 9.4% of the earth’s surface * USES OF FORESTS; Forests are important to the survival of human beings mainly because we are dependent on a significant degree of...

  41. Benefits of Solar Conservation

    there not knowing it was Seattle, I could not have told where I was; everywhere frantic growth, a carcinomatous growth. Bulldozers rolled up green forests and heaped the resulting trash for burning. The torn white lumber from concrete forms was piled beside gray walls. I wonder why progress looks so much...

  42. Conservation of Natural Resources

    Soils Conservation: Easier - Soil is the loose top layer of our planet's crust. It is dirt or earth in which plant life can grow. Harder - Soil covers a major portion of the earth's land surface. It is an important natural resource that either directly or indirectly supports most of the planet's life...

  43. Toolangi

    Introduction The Toolangi Forest is located 65 miles from Melbourne and is located at the centre of Victoria. The forest has 66 thousand hectares. The Toolangi Forest is public, so it belongs to the Australian people. It can be used for recreational purposes like camping, bird-watching, picknicks...

  44. Environment and Energy

    in day-to-day governance and developing climate-friendly policies, programmes and regulations. In partnership with the Ministry of Environment and Forests, UNDP has developed a common framework that serves as a guide to states preparing climate change action plans. By integrating these action plans with...

  45. nodocs to add

    they occasionally eat meat. A giant panda may consume 12 to 18 kg of bamboo a day to meet its energy requirements. Giant pandas inhabit the bamboo forest zone between 1,200 m and 3,400 m. Formerly they were found in riverine valleys at lower elevations, but these areas are now settled by humans. Giant...

  46. What Needs to Be Done to Save the Tiger

    ago: unless local community needs are met, conservation of the tiger will not succeed and protected areas will perish. Therefore, conservation programmes must reconcile the interests of people and tigers. In most situations, a sustainable tiger conservation strategy cannot be achieved without the full...

  47. Asiatic Lion

    a single population inIndia'sGujaratstate.It is listed asEndangeredbyIUCNdue its small population size.[1]Since 2010, the lion population in theGir Forest National Parkhas steadily increased.[4]In May 2015, the 14th Asiatic Lion Census was conducted over an area of about 20,000 km2(7,700 sq mi); the lion...

  48. Role of Religion in Environmental Conservation

     A Role of Religion in Environmental Conservation Submitted by: Sara Mahmood Submitted to: Dr. Rao Nadeem Alam DEPARTMENT OF ANTHROPOLOGY QUAID-I-AZAM UNIVERSITY ISLAMABAD 2013 Introduction: The current assignment is about the role of religion...

  49. Forest Land Management Market: Increasing awareness about climate changes and its preventive measures have aided the wood global need for forest land management.

    Forest land management market has gained extreme importance in today’s world owing to increased amount of shrinking of forests covers which is due to high urbanization & industrialization. Forestry management comprises of activities regarding maintenance and management of forest land such as forest...

  50. Sociology

    supporters International Conservation Organization Ocean, forest, freshwater ecosystem Coordinates all WWF activities Worlds largest conservation organization dedicated to conservation, restoration and research of wildlife, protected areas, poaching, human wildlife conflict, conservation of ecological important...

  51. Summary Of Global Forest And Environment Handout

     →IMPORTANCE OF FORESTSForests play a role indispensable for life on earth by absorbing carbon dioxide and fixing carbon while releasing oxygen into air through Photosynthesis, particularly, tropical forests absorb almost 2-3 times as much carbon dioxide as temperate forests and have thus been...

  52. Protecting Kenya's Wildlife

    The nations of Africa face growing problems in conservation and the protection of the environment, with the particular problem of balancing the desire and need for economic development with the often opposing need for conservation of animal populations and habitats. Competing interests bring...

  53. Half + Half 1000 Acre project

    Mityana district is one of the areas in Uganda which used to depend entirely on forest resources and rain-fed agriculture. But due to high population pressure and demand for agricultural land and forest products, forests are severely depleted; rainfall patterns have become unpredictable making it hard...

  54. Wildlife conservation

    Wildlife conservation is the practice of protecting wild plant and animal species and their habitats. Among the goals of wildlife conservation are to ensure that nature will be around for future generations to enjoy and to recognize the importance of wildlife and wilderness lands to humans.[1] Many...

  55. The BaMbuti Pygmies and Their Forest Home

    emerald forests of central Africa live the BaMbuti, a Pygmy race having their own unique way of life and culture. This way of life and culture is intricately patterned by their habitat: the Ituri Forest itself. In the 1950s anthropologist Colin Turnbull visited the BaMbuti of the Ituri Forest. He lived...

  56. Energy Conservation and Development

    decades. Energy generation and environmental conservation are the twin issues arising from exploitative interaction of man with natural resources. Report of the International Energy Agency contains a simple but remarkable statement: “Investment in energy conservation at the margin provides a better return...

  57. wildlife conservation

    The purpose of wildlife conservation is to protect wild flora and fauna against the encroachment of expanding human activity. The planet’s human population grew by 1.6 billion people, between 1990 and 2010 (30% growth rate). The ever increasing amount of commercial activity that this brings with associated...

  58. Mini Thesis on Orangutan Conservation

     MINI THESIS OF OBSERVATION ON ORANG-UTANS’ EX-SITU CONSERVATION IN BUKIT MERAH, PERAK (FOCUSING ON ORANG-UTAN CANOPY PREFERENCES) BY ALICIA PRASANA D/O SANTHOSAM (125869) FOR PROF DR MASHHOR MANSOR BOI 102 ECOLOGY A REPORT PAPER SUBMITTED IN PARTIAL FULFILMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR...

  59. Ecology: Conservation and Kit Fox

    D1 – Ecosystems Forest ecosystem – the amazon A forest ecosystem is the community formed by plants and animals of this particular environment that interact with the chemical and physical features of the environment in which they live. The amazon rain forest is an example of a forest ecosystem. The...

  60. The Rainforest

    agriculture and in drier areas, fuel wood collection. The main cause of forest degradation is logging. Mining, industrial development and large dams also have a serious impact. Tourism is becoming a larger threat to the forest. A lack of consideration for the environmental impact of a multi-billion-dollar...