Com aumento de 30% no ano, o desmatamento da floresta Amazônica chegou a 8.000 quilômetros quadrados em 2016. A retirada da vegetação colabora com a emissão de gases do efeito estufa e diminui drasticamente a biodiversidade. Os dados de desmatamento dizem respeito, no entanto, apenas às áreas que perderam completamente a cobertura vegetal. Logo, eles não captam a degradação da mata pela caça ou por incêndios de pequeno e médio porte, pela exploração seletiva de madeira, pela fragmentação e pela proximidade a áreas abertas.
The average annual rate of deforestation is nearly 600,000 acres, and deforestation rates in the forested areas re higher than that in non-forested areas, said Tin Tun, director of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environmental Conservation, at a workshop on knowledge-sharing among ethnic minority groups in programme to reduce emissions and deforestation in Asia. The workshop was held at the Horizon Lake View Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday.
Scientists present their findings on forest tenure and land use at a major conference in Peru
Peru - Latin American countries have made progress in granting land rights to communities in recent years. Nevertheless, policies often fail to consider the diversity of those communities and the different ways they use their land.
Date: 9 juin 2017
Par: Pexine GBAGUIDI pour Unisféra
La Banque africaine de développement (BAD) co-organise avec le Fonds d'investissement climat, la première Conférence africaine d'investissement forestier à Accra, au Ghana, les 13 et 14 juin 2017.
Worried by the high rate of deforestation in the state and its negative consequences, some communities in Cross River State have called for the adoption of forest governance as a way to tackle the menace.
Forest dweller Utpal Nokrek, who is now at 32, has been restricted to a wheelchair for 13 years.
It was 3 January 2004 when Utpal was shot during clashes between the forest dwellers and police over acquisition of thousands of acres of forest land by the government in the name of an eco-park at Tangail's Madhupur forest.
"As the forest dwellers of Garo and Koch communities protested the eco-park project, rangers and police opened fire. I was shot during the clashes," Utpal said.
A short overview of the context for forestry in Zambia, followed by an analysis of the likely situation by 2020 in view of major trends in the country.
Tous les deux ans, le rapport intitul Situation des forts du monde fait le point sur l'tat des forts du monde et dcrit l'volution rcente des politiques et des institutions, ainsi que les questions cls qui se posent dans le secteur forestier. Il s'agit de la quatrime dition de cette publication dont l'objectif est de diffuser largement des informations concernant la politique, fiables et jour, auprs des dcideurs, des forestiers et d'autres gestionnaires des ressources naturelles, des universitaires, de l'industrie forestire et de la socit civile.
Revista internacional de silvicultura e industrias forestales