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Making forest concessions in the tropics work to achieve the 2030 Agenda: voluntary guidelines.

Published online: 26 Jun 2019

Content type: Bulletin

This proposed Voluntary Guidelines focuses on promoting SFM in concessions of public natural production forests in tropical regions. They build on the...

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Latin American experiences in natural forest management concessions.

Published online: 02 May 2020

Authors: Gretzinger, S.

Content type: Bulletin

FAO is leading an initiative to improve policies and practices related to concessions on natural production forests in order to sustain forests, build...

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The chestnut forest concessions of the Peruvian Amazon: a success or a failure?

Published online: 04 Dec 2019

Authors: Willem, H. V. & Ingram, V. J. & Guariguata, M. R.

Content type: Bulletin

In the Department of Madre de Dios, Peru, the performance of concessions for chestnut extraction, established in 2000, has been contrasting both insid...

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Comparable space use by lions between hunting concessions and national parks in West Africa.

Published online: 23 Nov 2020

Authors: Mills, K. L. & Harissou, Y. & Gnoumou, I. T. & Abdel-Nasser, Y. I. & Doamba, B. & Harris, N. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Spatially varied resources and threats govern the persistence of African lions across dynamic protected areas. An important precursor to effective con...

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REDD+ at the crossroads: choices and tradeoffs for 2015-2020 in Laos.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Dwyer, M. B. & Ingalls, M.

Content type: Bulletin

To date, REDD+ projects in Laos have made relatively conservative choices on driver engagement, focusing on smallholder-related drivers like shifting ...

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Challenges and opportunities of sustainable forest management through community forestry concessions in the Maya Biosphere Reserve, Petén, Guatemala.

Published online: 18 Mar 2015

Authors: Kent, J. & Ammour, T. & Gálvez, J.

Content type: Bulletin article

In Guatemala, the community and industrial forest concessions in the Maya Biosphere Reserve were created as an innovative way to manage natural resour...

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How persistent are the impacts of logging roads on Central African forest vegetation?

Published online: 03 Aug 2016

Authors: Kleinschroth, F. & Healey, J. R. & Sist, P. & Mortier, F. & Gourlet-Fleury, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Logging roads can trigger tropical forest degradation by reducing the integrity of the ecosystem and providing access for encroachment. Therefore, roa...

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Using soundscapes to investigate homogenization of tropical forest diversity in selectively logged forests.

Published online: 21 Jul 2020

Authors: Burivalova, Z. & Purnomo & Wahyudi, B. & Boucher, T. M. & Ellis, P. & Truskinger, A. & Towsey, M. & Roe, P. & Marthinus, D. & Griscom, B. & Game, E. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Selective logging in tropical forests changes the local number of animal species (alpha diversity), but it also likely affects species turnover (beta ...

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Reconciling timber extraction with biodiversity conservation in tropical forests using reduced-impact logging.

Published online: 01 Apr 2015

Authors: Bicknell, J. E. & Struebig, M. J. & Davies, Z. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Over 20% of the world's tropical forests have been selectively logged, and large expanses are allocated for future timber extraction. Reduced-impact l...

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A view from above: unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) provide a new tool for assessing liana infestation in tropical forest canopies.

Published online: 18 Dec 2019

Authors: Waite, C. E. & Heijden, G. M. F. van der & Field, R. & Boyd, D. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical forests store and sequester large quantities of carbon, mitigating climate change. Lianas (woody vines) are important tropical forest compone...

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