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Year: 2017
Collaborative forest management (CFM) is a joint forest management approach between government and community
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Year: 2014
The Himalayan mountain ecosystem is under severe stress due to population pressure and overexploitation, which is now being further compounded by climate change
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Year: 2017
Forest-driven water and energy cycles are poorly integrated into regional, national, continental and global decision-making on climate change adaptation, mitigation, land use and water management
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Year: 2017
Property rights to natural resources comprise a major policy instrument in efforts to advance sustainable resource use and conservation
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Year: 2017
Forest degradation is a global phenomenon and while being an important indicator and precursor to further forest loss, carbon emissions due to degradation should also be accounted for in national reporting within the frame of UN REDD+
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Year: 2017
Forest fire is one of the key drivers of forest degradation in Nepal
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Year: 2017
In 2010, forests accounted for 40 percent (5
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Year: 2017
Two dynamic global vegetation models (DGVMs), IBIS and LPJ, were used to assess the projected impacts of climate change on forests in terms of the shifts in vegetation types and changes in NPP (net primary productivity) in the mid Brahmaputra, Koshi, and upper Indus river basins
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Year: 2017
There is increasing awareness of the importance of gender in natural resource management
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Year: 2016
This research examines the impact of forest management regimes, with various degrees of restriction, on forest conservation in a dry deciduous Indian forest landscape
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Year: 2016
We present a historical overview of forest concepts and definitions, linking these changes with distinct perspectives and management objectives
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Year: 2016
Understanding and quantifying carbon (C) exchanges between the biosphere and the atmosphere—specifically the process of C removal from the atmosphere, and how this process is changing—is the basis for developing appropriate adaptation and mitigation strategies for climate change
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Year: 2016
Forests store about 80% of all aboveground and 40% of all belowground terrestrial organic carbon, making forest ecosystems crucial to maintaining the global carbon balance and mitigating climate change (IPCC 2001)
Year: 2016
In 2014, Chojnacky et al
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Year: 2016
In terms of global forest product market developments, the twenty-first century has been in many ways very different from the twentieth century—striking structural changes have taken place
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Year: 2016
Farming on sloping lands has historically led to forest loss and degradation in China, which coupled with unsustainable timber extraction activities, was deemed responsible for catastrophic flooding events in the late 1990s
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Year: 2016
The focus of REDD+ is sensu stricto on maintaining forest carbon stocks
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Year: 2015
This paper examines the role of national and sub-national institutions in managing carbon sequestration and trade in Nepal
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Year: 2016
In deregulated forest management systems, social norms, knowledge dissemination and communication are pivotal for guiding forest owners' actions
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Year: 2016
Plant biodiversity patterns were analyzed in seven temperate forest types [Populus deltoides (PD), Juglans regia, Cedrus deodara, Pinus wallichiana, mixed coniferous, Abies pindrow (AP) and Betula utilis (BU)] of Kashmir Himalaya
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Year: 2016
Himalayan forests are dominated by different species of oaks (Quercus spp
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Year: 2016
The last two decades of forest policy discussions have been dominated by calls for sustainable management of forest resources
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Year: 2016
Forest-dependent indigenous communities rely on natural resources for their livelihoods, but those are currently under threat due to many factors, including the adverse impact of climate change
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Year: 2016
State-owned forestry enterprises are important elements of the forestry economy in China
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Year: 2016
Forests and trees support sustainable agriculture
Year: 2016
This study estimates the economic value of ecosystem services generated from the management of community forests at sub-watershed level
Year: 2016
Community Forests (CF) have been recognized as one of the successful management modalities in forests and biodiversity conservation in Nepal
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Year: 2016
The area of forest plantations is increasing worldwide helping to meet timber demand and protect natural forests
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Year: 2016
The Himalayan mountain forest ecosystem has been degrading since the British ruled the area in the 1850s
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Year: 2016
We studied vegetation attributes in Indian tropical moist deciduous unmanaged forests to determine the influence of forest disturbances on them
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Year: 2016
Species diversity and density of trees were assessed in four 1-ha plots (at 457–925 m in elevation) in the Eastern Ghats of the Andhra Pradesh region comprising mostly of tropical deciduous forests based on a census of all trees with girth at breast height = 15cm
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Year: 2016
This book highlights 25 highly commercial and high-value NTFPs, their traditional knowledge and use, trade, cultivation and value addition, and government policy on collection and trade
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Year: 2016
The Himalayan mountain forest ecosystem has been degrading since the British ruled the area in the 1850s
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Year: 2016
Payments for ecosystem services (PES) is a trending topic in environmental resource management
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Year: 2016
The Mountain Forestry Symposium was held in Dehradun, India, from 18 to 22 January 2015
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Year: 2016
Biomass plays a vital role in the energy supply of many developing countries
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Year: 2014
Measurement, reporting and verification (MRV) is included in the Cancun, Mexico, in 2010 under climate change agreements, as one of the most critical elements necessary for the successful implementation of any reducing of emissions from deforestation and forest degradation and the role of conservation, sustainable management of forests and enhancement of forest carbon stocks in developing countries (REDD+) mechanism
Year: 2016
Extensive forest changes have occurred in monsoon Asia, substantially affecting climate, carbon cycle and biodiversity
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Year: 2015
Community Forests in Nepal can be utilized to reduce carbon emissions from deforestation and degradation (REDD)
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Year: 2015
With this study, I advance our knowledge of the effects of indigenous forest resource use on plant and animal communities in the Temperate Sikkim-East Nepal Himalaya
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Year: 2016
The sustainable use of forests constitutes one of the great challenges for the future due to forests™ large spatial coverage, long-term planning horizons and inclusion of many ecosystem services
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Year: 2016
Unlike the virgin forest in the Changbaishan Nature Reserve in northeastern China, little research on a landscape scale has been conducted on secondary forests in the region under conditions of a warming climate
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Year: 2016
In Europe, like in many temperate lowlands worldwide, forest has a long history of fragmentation and land use change
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Year: 2015
This paper draws on a case study of women involvement in the water and forest management in lesser Himalayan region of Nainital District, India and provides insights into the characteristics of Communities of Practice (CoPs) prevailing in the hill women community for water and forest management of the region
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Year: 2015
BACKGROUND:Participatory forest monitoring has been promoted as a means to engage local forest-dependent communities in concrete climate mitigation activities as it brings a sense of ownership to the communities and hence increases the likelihood of success of forest preservation measures
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Year: 2016
Mechanisms to mitigate climate change in tropical countries such as India require information on forest structural components i
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Year: 2015
Satellite imagery has proven extremely useful for repetitive timeline-based data collection, because it offers a synoptic view and enables fast processing of large quantities of data
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Year: 2015
A five-day international symposium on ‘Transforming Mountain Forestry’ was held in Dehradun, India from 18 to 22 January 2015 to explore options for sustainable forest management practices and policies that address the changing conditions in the Hindu Kush Himalayas (HKH)
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Year: 2015
BACKGROUND:Forests are fundamental in maintaining water supplies, providing economic goods, mitigating climate change, and maintaining biodiversity, thus providing many of the world's poorest with income, food and medicine
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Year: 2015
Satellite imagery has proven extremely useful for repetitive timeline-based data collection, because it offers a synoptic view and enables fast processing of large quantities of data
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Year: 2015
Climate changes are having dramatic ecological impacts in mid- to high-latitude mountain ranges where growth conditions are limited by climatic variables such as duration of growing season, moisture, and ambient temperature
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Year: 2015
Land cover change is one of the most important drivers of forest ecosystem change
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Year: 2015
There is a growing need for consistent forest biomass monitoring in the context of sustainable livelihoods, ecosystem services, and REDD+ monitoring, reporting, and verification (MRV)
Year: 2015
The forests of the Hindu Kush Himalayan region play a major role in maintaining the mountain ecosystem and supporting people’s livelihoods
The Open Forest Science Journalis an Open Access online journal, which publishes research articles, reviews, letters and guest edited single topic issues in all areas of forest science
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The journal encompasses a broad range of research aspects concerning forest science:forest ecology,biodiversity/geneticsandecophysiology,silviculture,forest inventory and planning,forest protection and monitoring,forest harvesting,landscape ecology,forest history,wood technology
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Original results of basic and applied research from all fields of forestry related to European forest ecosystems and their functions including those in the landscape and wood production chain are published in original scientific papers, short communications and review articles
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International Journal of Forestry Research is a peer-reviewed, open access journal that publishes original research articles as well as review articles in all areas of forestry research
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Forests(ISSN 1999-4907) is an international and cross-disciplinary scholarly journal of forestry and forest ecology
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Forest Systemsis an international peer-reviewed journal
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Forest Ecosystemsis an international Open Access journal publishing scientific communications from any discipline that can provide interesting contributions about the structure and dynamics of "natural" and "domesticated" forest ecosystems, and their services to people
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Annals of Forest Research is a semestrial open access journal, which publishes research articles, research notes and critical review papers, exclusively in English, on topics dealing with forestry and environmental sciences
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Year: 2015
An understanding of the differences in vegetation and soil characteristics between slope aspects in high altitude semiarid environments is fundamentally important for efficient management of these semi-natural systems; however, few studies have quantified these differences
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Year: 2011
Annotation:::: The paper focuses on management of migration, and explores ways of meeting the needs of livelihood of local residents in natural reserves while also protecting local natural resources in Yunnan province
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Year: 2006
Annotation:::: The paper focuses on studies of eco-migration, the protection of resource environment and scientific use of upland areas
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Year: 2007
Annotation :::: The paper focuses on rural development, and examines the participation of impoverished mountainous women in the management of forest reserves
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Year: 2014
Global warming is a well-known natural phenomenon that needs to be controlled for environmental conservation
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Year: 2015
Mangrove forests have survived a number of catastrophic climate events since first appearing along the shores of the Tethys Sea during the late Cretaceous-Early Tertiary
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Year: 2015
Community Forest Management (CFM) is a widespread conservation approach in the tropics
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Year: 2015
Adaptation to climate change is a current priority in forest management
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Year: 2014
The impact of forest management activities on the ability of forest ecosystems to sequester and store atmospheric carbon is of increasing scientific and social concern
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Year: 2014
Methods of forest carbon estimation using remote-sensing data and techniques are evolving within a short timeframe as compared to traditional forest inventory methods
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Year: 2014
Forests offer an important basis for creating and safeguarding more climate-resilient communities over Hindu Kush Himalayan region
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Year: 2014
Summary We explore the relationship between tenure and forest income in 271 villages throughout the tropics
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Year: 2014
The reconciliation of biodiversity conservation, ecosystem service provision and agricultural production in tropical landscapes requires recognition of the trade-offs between competing land-uses
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Year: 2014
In the Pakistani Himalaya, local people use medicinal plants for healthcare and income generation
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Year: 2014
Satellite based, stereo imaging with advanced RADAR instruments appears to be a promising method for REDD
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Year: 2015
Summary The study uses a novel method to investigate the role of forest proximity, market remoteness, and caste in determining household income, especially forest income, in an underdeveloped region of India
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Year: 2014
Ecosystem science increasingly relies on highly derived metrics to synthesize across large datasets
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Year: 2014
Deforestation is a major environmental challenge in the mountain areas of Pakistan
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Year: 2014
Reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) is an international climate policy instrument that is expected to tap into the large mitigation potential for conservation and better management of the world’s forests through financial flows from developed to developing countries
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Year: 2014
Mangrove forests in South Asia occur along the tidal sea edge of Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka
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Year: 2014
Tropical evergreen forests in northeast India are a biological hot spot for conservation of flora and fauna
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Year: 2013
Extensive experimental research has been devoted to the study of behaviour related to public goods, common-pool resources and other social dilemmas
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Year: 2014
This paper evaluates the effect of climate change (described in terms of temperature and rainfall) on forest cover and vegetation (described in terms of Normalized Difference Vegetation Index) in the Betwa river basin, a tributary of River Yamuna in Central India
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Year: 2014
Sinks of methane (CH4) become highly variable due to both human activity and climate change
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Year: 2013
Forest conservation is an important climate change mitigation strategy
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Year: 2013
Climate change has direct and indirect impacts on forest ecosystems worldwide
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