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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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Bright spots of carbon storage in temperate forests.

Published online: 14 Dec 2021

Authors: Crockett, E. T. H. & Vennin, S. & Botzas-Coluni, J. & Larocque, G. & Bennett, E. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Mitigating climate change is an urgent challenge for society. Increasing carbon storage in forests, which cover more than 30% of the global land surfa...

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Forest, trees and water on a changing planet: how contemporary science can inform policy and practice.

Published online: 28 Mar 2019

Authors: Creed, I. F. & Noordwijk, M. van & Archer, E. & Claassen, M. & Ellison, D. & Jones, J. A. & McNulty, S. G. & Bhaskar Vira & Wei XiaoHua

Content type: Bulletin article

This chapter provides the main conclusions, summarizes outstanding research gaps and highlights points of relevance for policy dialogue regarding fore...

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Primary rainforest amount at the landscape scale mitigates bird biodiversity loss and biotic homogenization.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Kormann, U. G. & Hadley, A. S. & Tscharntke, T. & Betts, M. G. & Robinson, W. D. & Scherber, C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical conservation strategies traditionally focus on large tracts of pristine forests but, given rapid primary forest decline, understanding the ro...

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Ecosystem service multifunctionality of low-productivity forests and implications for conservation and management.

Published online: 25 Nov 2020

Authors: Jönsson, M. & Snäll, T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Low-productivity forests are often the last remaining pristine forests in managed forest landscapes and typically overrepresented among protected fore...

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Environmental reserve quotas in Brazil's new forest legislation: an ex ante appraisal.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: May, P. H. & Bernasconi, P. & Wunder, S. & Lubowski, R.

Content type: Bulletin

The Brazilian Forest Code (FC) requires all private rural properties to maintain a fixed proportion of their area in natural vegetation as a legal res...

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Mixed policies give more options in multifunctional tropical forest landscapes.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Law, E. A. & Bryan, B. A. & Meijaard, E. & Mallawaarachchi, T. & Struebig, M. J. & Watts, M. E. & Wilson, K. A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Tropical forest landscapes face competing demands for conserving biodiversity, sustaining ecosystem services and accommodating production systems such...

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Forest diversity promotes individual tree growth in central European forest stands.

Published online: 12 Apr 2017

Authors: Chamagne, J. & Tanadini, M. & Frank, D. & Matula, R. & Paine, C. E. T. & Philipson, C. D. & Svátek, M. & Turnbull, L. A. & Volařík, D. & Hector, A.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Most experimental evidence on the relationship between biodiversity and ecosystem functioning comes from ecosystems with fast-growing plants, such as ...

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A landscape approach for cost-effective large-scale forest restoration.

Published online: 29 May 2019

Authors: Molin, P. G. & Chazdon, R. & Ferraz, S. F. de B. & Brancalion, P. H. S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Achieving global targets for forest restoration will require cost-effective strategies to return agricultural land to forest, while minimizing impleme...

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Annual Report - IUFRO, 2015.

Published online: 07 Sep 2016

Published by: International Union of Forest Research Organizations

Content type: Annual report

2015 was a busy year for IUFRO. The impressive number of 80 IUFRO co-sponsored scientific meetings and a strong IUFRO presence in global policy proces...

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