Species profile: Caesalpinia echinata
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The way ahead
Towards a Global Tree Conservation atlas
t is widely recognized that forests are the most biologically diverse terrestrial ecosystems and that pressures on...
. To fulfill the demands of the urban population the forest cover is being destroyed.
We need to conserve our forests as it preserves the ecological diversity and our life support system- water, air and soil.
The Forest Conservation Act in 1988 made strict punishment for those who violated the...
conservation is therefore more or less synonymous to sustainable management and use of resources unlike biodiversity protection that excluded human beings completely from the exploitation of the resources.
As the development of the forest regions in tropical countries gained prominence especially after...
carbon projects are under way in critical forests around the world, including the Philippines, Peru, Brazil, Guatemala, Mexico, Liberia, Indonesia and Colombia.
Forest conservation in the United States
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Forest Conservation is the...
of sluice gates, Improvement of Drainage, Control of Stream Bank erosion &gravel deposition, Construction of check dams etc. in a big way by the Soil Conservation wing of the department of Agriculture.
FOREST RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
Recent years have seen a number of changes in the management of...
a reinforcement of the 1983 National Conservation Strategy for Australia which was initiated by the Commonwealth Government and the 1986 National Forest Strategy for Australia developed by the Australian Forestry Council (Teeter et al, 2003).
Under this statement, a framework for...
forest in bangladesh
Forest restoration and wildlife conservation can contribute to sustainable rural andA REVIEW OF THE FOREST STATUS IN BANGLADESH AND
THE POTENTIAL FOR FOREST RESTORATION FOR WILDLIFE
national development. If the carrying capacity of forest...
individual rural households whose livelihoods depend on rights of access and use of the forests where tigers live.
- Technologies for conservation of resources There already exists a wide range of technologies and practices in forest and watershed management and agriculture, both traditional and...
On 25th October 1980, the President of India promulgated a Forest (Conservation) Ordinance which aimed to provide for the conservation of forests in the country. The Forest (Conservation) Act, that consequently replaced the Ordinance, made the prior approval of the central government necessary for...
sustained existence on earth. Conservation of forests is therefore a necessity that requires to be addressed as a priority. Forests provide us with huge amounts of tangible and intangible benefits, without which human existence would be threatened. Hence, for the survival of human beings, a holistic...
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 manufacturing and distribution. In 1999, Home Depot went a Barrett 2 step further by...
Trade Information System)
Conducting surveys to provide information on domestic ivory markets
P4 – conservation action plan, organisations involved
Land base - Refers to an industry reliant upon or operating from land, rather than from the sea or the sky.
Ministry of forests and soil...
population that can be used to illustrate this debate is the
conversation of the Mountain Gorilla done by the International Gorilla Conservation Program.
The Mountain Gorilla had not been known to science until 1902 and lives in dense forests
in areas of tropical Africa. This non-human...
forests, set aside the first areas of Crown Land to be conserved for future timber production, marking the beginning of forest management and conservation.
Australia’s first national park was created in 1879 on the southern outskirts of Sydney, to give city dwellers a place for sport and recreation...
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...
-wood forest products is said to be greater than the returns from felling a forest for its timber. Thus the value of a natural forest, with all its species richness is much greater than a plantation. At present conservation scientists have been able to identify and categorise about 1.75 million...
overtones, the heavy-handed Malaysian government tends to side with development more than conservation. As of 2004, no court had ever ruled favorably in a major case on behalf of the native forest peoples displaced by rainforest destruction. In the 1990s, the government overturned a High Court...
a poor country that wants to exploit its natural resources may not always be available for purchase. Logging, mining and other resource-development activities offer the prospect of tangible economic benefits; conservation does not. But conservationists have learned that huge tracts of public forest...
for conservation of natural resources was felt by our predecessors and in India; there was a tradition of respecting and preserving the nature and natural resources. Natural resources were conserved in the form of sacred groves/forests, sacred pools and lakes, sacred species etc. In our country the...
wildlife and wildlife habitats of the region have encountered difficulties because of other interests which see a need for less conservation and more development of one kind or another.
Kenya has a lengthy history of attempting to protect certain resources. The forest resources of the nation are...
The June 1992 United Nations Conference on Environment and Development (UNCED), underlined the necessity for all countries to develop harmonised approaches in the management, conservation and sustainable development of global forests is essential to meet the socio-economic and...
forest types are all located in and around the reserve creating a sight to behold. There are a couple of endangered cycads, known as Encephalartos marunguensis and E.schmitzii in the area. According to the United Nations Environment Programme-World Conservation (2008) website, “in 9.1ha of mixed...
things (wildlife, trees, shrubs, wildflowers, ferns, mosses, lichens, fungi and microscopic soil organisms) and non-living things (water, nutrients, rocks, sunlight and air). Trees are the biggest part of this complex community.
* . Over 40% of the...
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 practices for sustainability and conservation along with evaluating...
many others are in danger of extinction.
India has a forest policy since 1894. It was revised in 1952 and again in 1988. The policy aims at protection, conservation and development of forests. Its main objectives are— (i) Maintenance of environmental stability through preservation and restoration...
national and subnational conservation strategies.
2. Policy making and the integration of conservation and development.
3. Environmental planning and rational use allocation.
• Priorities for international action:
1. International action: law and assistance.
2. Tropical forests and drylands.
International Conservation, 2008). The forests also provide a source of food and safety for many creatures that live there. The Gilman International Group, the main supporter of the Okapi Wildlife Reserve, aspires for a global presence to protect the rare animals, plants, and human culture. The more...
resources or a particular balance among the species present in a given area. The resources may be fossil fuels, biological, or tropical forests. In modern scientific usage conservation implies sound biosphere management within given social and economic constraints, producing goods and services for humans...
Overview of Issues and Concepts, in SOCIAL CHANGE AND CONSERVATION: ENVIRONMENTAL POLITICS AND IMPACTS OF NATIONAL P ARKS AND PROTECTED AREAS 1, 11 (Krishna B. Ghimire & Michel P. Pimbert eds., 1997) [hereinafter SOCIAL CHANGE AND CONSERVATION]. 7. AUGUSTA MOLNAR ET AL., FOREST TRENDS...
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...