more food is required. The forests are being destroyed and more land is being cultivated, thus destroying the environment. Besides this the tribal population is removing trees to practise shifting cultivation and for fuel. To fulfill the demands of the urban population the forest cover is being destroyed...
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,...
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...
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.
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...
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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...
declarations such as the Durban declaration has further pushed states to generate stringent policies for environmental conservation. Various states have embraced policies meant to foster conservation of environment to guarantee sustainable ecosystems. Each state has its own process of establishing such policies...
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...
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...
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...
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 environmental needs of the present and future generations. To achieve this goal...
non-adoption of soil conservation techniques, and over exploitation of land for crop production due to population stress, leads to enormous soil erosion. It will take hundreds of years to form an inch of soil, but in no time it gets washed away down the slope due to erosion.
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...
tribal unrest, the region is considered one of the most biologically diverse areas in the African continent. The Ituri consists of lowland tropical forests as well as canopied rainforests that harbor an array of flora and fauna found nowhere else (Jenike, 1995).
The Reserve itself has in its protection...
When viewing the topic of non-human primate conservation many issues arise as the
population is constantly growing and therefore requires more accessible space for building and
other land uses. The issue of non-human primate conservation is a large issue in various parts of
Around the world, forests are being logged for timber and paper pulp and cleared to grow mono-crops like soy and palm oil while they are deteriorating from the impacts of global warming. Deforestation is a major driver of global warming, responsible for up to 20 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions–more...
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...
Indo-Burma (Williams, 2011).
Being the last significant landmass to be inhabited the dense indigenous forests that were on the island were ancient and many of epic proportions. These ancient forests clothed 85% of the landmass, a landmass that was rugged, diverse and painfully beautiful (Young, 2004)...
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...
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...
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...
not the only creatures roaming the Ituri forest. The nomadic pygmy tribes Mbuti and Efe are found here. They live off the plants and animals within the forest (Turnbull, 2001). Some animals, however; they will not hunt due to spiritual beliefs. All of forests inhabitants rely on the lush and dramatic...
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...
abundant prey, tiger populations can quickly stabilize. With India's large network of protected areas and continued funding from conservation groups like the Wildlife Conservation Society, the findings provide hope that tigers can avoid extinction in the wild.
The biggest threat to tigers in India is depletion...
Save Forests and Wildlife
As man learnt about nature he started to interfere with the laws of nature. He cut off the forests for agriculture and tamed wild animals for his food and clothing. Man was able to conquer nature, yet he can't control it. A balance exists between all living and non-living...
THE STEERING COMMITTEE ON
THE ENVIRONMENT AND FORESTS SECTOR
THE ELEVENTH FIVE YEAR PLAN
Government of India
Executive Summary (v)
Chapter 1: Introduction 1
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...
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...
Forests are influenced by climate, landform and soil composition and they exist in a wide variety of forms in the tropical, temperate and boreal zones of the world. Each forest type, evergreen and deciduous, coniferous and broadleaved, wet and dry, as well as closed and open canopy forests, has...
Wildlife Reserve takes up about one-fifth of the Ituri forest in the Northeast of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (UNESCO Heritage Centre, 1992-2008). According to UNESCO Heritage Centre (1992-2008), “ the Congo river basin, of which the reserve and forest are a part, is one of the largest drainage systems...