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ABSTRACT The paramo, plays an important role in our ecosystems as They balance the water resources and can retain substantial quantities of carbon. This research was carried out in the province of Tungurahua, specifically the Quero district. The aim is to develop a classification of the land use land cover (LULC) in the paramo using satellite image...
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Key message The lack of efficient phenotyping capacities has been recognized as a bottleneck in forestry phenotyping and breeding. Modern phenotyping technologies use systems equipped with various imaging sensors to automatically collect high volume phenotypic data that can be used to assess trees' various attributes. Context Efficient phenotyping...
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Background Protected areas (PA) are central to biodiversity, but their efficiency is challenged by human-induced habitat loss and fragmentation. In the Fennoscandian boreal region, forestry with clearcutting is a threat to biodiversity causing the loss of mature forest elements and deterioration of ecological processes in forest landscapes, ultimat...
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The co-creation and sharing of knowledge among different types of actors with complementary expertise is known as the Multi-Actor Approach (MAA). This paper presents how Horizon2020 Thematic-Networks (TNs) deal with the MAA and put forward best practices during the different project phases, based on the results of a desktop study, interviews, surve...
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Today's societies face significant ecological and societal challenges, including climate change and economic crises. In this context, forests can be a useful resource for new innovations and products. However, increased out-take of forest resources can raise the pressure on common forest resources and increase already existing conflicts between e.g...
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Recreational fishing is important in China, as it provides a source of employment and income across a wide range of economic sectors where consumers spend money on coastal fishing tourism, fishing equipment and medicine, and other activities. There is a need for greater information about recreational fishery activities for recreational fishery mana...
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Nordic landscapes provide recreational benefits to local, national, and international visitors. Nordic countries are, however, actively promoting a green shift towards the bioeconomy (that is, an intensification of agriculture and forestry), which may come at the cost of other benefits of Nordic landscapes, such as recreation. Information on recrea...
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threatened with extinction, resulting in a sampled RLI of 0.914 for all species, 0.968 in marine and 0.862 in freshwater ecosystems. Our sample showed fishing as the principal threat for marine species, and pollution by agricultural and forestry effluents for freshwater fishes. The sampled list provides a robust representation for tracking trends i...
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The framework presented in this study aims to provide insights into how climate policy is represented in integrated assessment models, responding to the call to link model scenarios with concepts used in public policy literature and related fields. As such, it contributes to increased transparency leading to better understanding across disciplines...
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Natural forest regrowth on abandoned land represents a major land use change in, some regions of Europe. This is driven by various factors related to land abandonment, particularly changing socioeconomic conditions for agriculture and rural depopulation., Little research exists about how the issue is addressed at the policy level. This paper, looks...
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This study investigated the water-organic co-solvent for the fractionation of lignin in camellia oleifera shell and further fabrication of lignin nanoparticles (LNPs). The highest dissolution (88.6 wt%) of lignin was obtained in H2O/GVL (3/7, v/v) co-solvent, which was mainly ascribed to the adjacent Hildebrand solubility parameter (δ) between lign...
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This study focuses on factors that affect tree species selection by Eurasian beavers in commercial and close-to-nature forests, with the aim of identifying practical proposals for protecting target commercial tree species while still maintaining high numbers of beavers. In forests dominated by commercial tree species, the food of beavers mainly com...
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Women are key actors in the forestry sector throughout the developing world. Their active participation in communal forest management in Nigeria is well-known yet they are relegated, neglected and forgotten. This paper highlights ways of enhancing women's participation in communal forest management in Nigeria, including, good educational background...
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Article History Abstract− In accordance with the Kyoto Protocol, countries prepare their national inventory reports (NIR) every year and present it to United Nations Secretariat of the Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). These statements are based on AFOLU Guideline (IPCC Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories for Agricultu...
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The cryopreservation of organs, tissues and cells is a useful tool for long-term, ex situ conservation of forest tree species. Since Betula platyphylla, B. ermanii and B. maximowicziana are economically and ecologically important forestry trees in boreal areas of Japan, meaningful conservation efforts require the development of cryopreservation met...
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Forest fires cause ecological and economic damage in Turkey as well as all over the world. However, natural fires, particularly in the Mediterranean region, allow the environment to regenerate. In the south of İzmir, which is located in the Mediterranean zone, total 46 forest fires, 17 in 2019, 19 in 2020 and 10 in 2021, greater than 0.5 ha, have o...
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Auditing has undergone many changes in the context of globalization and digitalization. Under the influence of the COVID-19 health crisis, additional restrictions are introduced, which are related to the impossibility of physical inspections (desk cheks or on-site ones). This has a significant effect on the activities of sectors and enterprises whe...
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This article overviews the state of forests today, reinforcing the fact that we are now both at the global heating tipping point and at a crossroads for the world’s forests and the Earth System as a whole. Destructive forestry practices are discussed. It also addresses the lessons to be learned from indigenous forest dwellers, emphasising the impor...
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The current strategic goals and proposed initiatives regarding the labor force challenges in the forestry sector in Bulgaria are covering the overall development of human capacity without separately focusing on female managerial opportunities and participation in the sector. Researches in the field are indicative of the low level of employment of w...
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A constante redução da produtividade dos solos tem sido atribuída principalmente à erosão hídrica e ao manejo inadequado do solo. Este trabalho teve como objetivo avaliar a presença de erosão em duas propriedades com plantio de eucalipto no sistema de plantio direto plantado no sentido "morro abaixo" no município de Paraibuna-SP, utilizando a metod...
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The dynamic changes in the global environment have a strong impact on value chains in terms of both the economic and innovation performance of individual enterprises and the growth potential of the regions in which they are located. The main goal of the report is to analyse the innovation potential of furniture manufacturing companies in Bulgaria f...
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Determination of professional activities, which are connected with higher risk of toxocariasis, is very important for well-timed diagnosis and prevention. That is why our research aimed to investigate the spread of toxocariasis in people, whose professional activities are related with forests. Thirty-three people are included in the study-eight emp...
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This chapter examines environmental targets, environmental externalities, and environmental policy instruments in the context of environment and resource management. In trying to achieve the overall goal of environment and resource management, there is the need for environmental objectives and targets to be set, so that, by relying on environmental...
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Audit reports and audit opinions are of great importance to transparency and investors in their decision making. In addition to investors, many users are interested in the operation of a company. Due to their numerosity and the numerousness of their claims, it is important to consider the possibility of overseeing the occurrence of bankruptcy. The...
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The Spanish Royal Crown administration collaborated with international experts in the 19th century to produce a pioneering set of forestry maps. Forestry held a privileged place in cameralist thought and had material characteristics that were amenable to standardized classification. Analysis of this project revealed very clearly how national and in...
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The present study is based on the patent FR3052379A1, which consists of rolling and gluing green veneers to form structural size hollow tubes. The objective was to study the drying behavior of circular hollow tubes and investigate the method of crack detection using image correlation from green conditions to equilibrium moisture content. The manufa...
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In areas where forest is under long-term human influence, we can expect that forest bird populations will be affected by changes in forest management. Consequences of such forest management changes can be studied using long-term population trajectories of habitat-defined groups of bird species because various species are associated to different hab...
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Forest cover in Hindu Kush-Himalayas (HKH) Mountains has gone through a decline during the recent few decades. Amongst several other factors, road networks and their expansion has played a major role in forest cover degradation. This paper attempts to explore the association between forest cover change and the extension of the road network in a rem...
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The study analyzes the role of solid biomass fuels in ensuring sustainability in the consumption of heating fuels, the challenges facing industry to reduce their environmental impact and business opportunities as а part of sustainable development strategies. Emphasis is placed on the policies for ensuring the sustainability of the realized biomass...
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Power-and biomass-to-liquid fuel processes (PBtL) can utilize renewable energy and residual forestry waste to produce liquid synthetic fuels, which have the potential to mitigate the climate impacts of the current transportation infrastructure, including the long-haul aviation sector. In a previous study, we demonstrated that implementing a solid o...
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In the context of the deepening economic crisis and the deterioration in the quality of natural resources, forests and the forestry sector face a number of threats: increasing pressure on forests for energy production; deforestation for agriculture; increasing illegal logging and timber trade; deterioration in the quality of forest resources; incre...
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Three-dimensional (3D) image mapping of real-world scenarios has a great potential to provide the user with a more accurate scene understanding. This will enable, among others, unsupervised automatic sampling of meaningful material classes from the target area for adaptive semi-supervised deep learning techniques. This path is already being taken b...
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State, forest exploitation and investments in the chaco santiagueño (1880-1930). Own wealth and external profit Noemí Girbal-Blacha* https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4193-075X Resumen Este estudio de reflexión histórica recoge varios años de mis investigaciones acerca del NEA (Nordeste Argentino). Pretende caracterizar e interpretar la organización del...
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Clear-cutting is one of the most widespread forestry practices used in boreal forests. Clear-cutting of boreal forests in late successional stages could trigger reversion of successional trajectories back toward forests of earlier stages. Such successional setbacks could generate sustainability issues by prolonging the expected time to compositiona...
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Environmental benefits have become priority objectives for the management of forests, including for private forest owners in many countries. Understanding and promoting environmental-friendly private forest management requires a measure of environmental concern of forest owners and knowledge of factors that influence it. Such a measure allows to ex...
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Residue analyses were conducted for 283 pesticide active ingredients on pepper samples collected from the local markets (between April and November) of Çanakkale province of Turkey by using QuEChERS method and LC–MS/MS and GC–MS/MS devices. In present pepper samples, 35 different pesticide residues were detected. About 25.0% (27 samples) of present...
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The Southern Forestry and Natural Resource Management GIS Conference is generally held once every two years and provides attendees with the latest knowledge and advances in the use of geographic information systems (GIS) and other technology to support forestry and natural resource management. In December 2021, the 13 th conference was held in Athe...
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The aim of this research was the development of global 1.5 °C net-zero pathways for specific industries as classified under the Global Industry Classification System (GICS). In this article, we described the analysis of the Agriculture & Food and Forestry & Wood Products categories to determine their industry-specific Scope 1 , 2 , and 3 emissions...
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The development of geographically indicative (GI) agricultural products can effectively promote the development of local rural residents’ per capita net income (PCNI) and the gross output value of agriculture, forestry, animal husbandry, and fishery (GOV-AFAHF). This paper takes agricultural products with geographical indications in Anhui Province...
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Abstract In recent decades, numerous academic studies were carried out in order to determine the importance of biochar. The latter constitutes an effective means for valuing the agricultural and forestry waste. The main objective of the present study was to determine the combined effects of goat manure (GM, 5 t ha-1 ) and its biochar (BC 10 t h...
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ABSTRAK Kabupaten Batang, Provinsi Jawa Tengah. Tujuan pengabdian ini adalah memberikan penyuluhan, pelatihan, dan bimbingan teknis tiga bidang program kemitraan (teknologi pangan, ekonomi, dan kesehatan) pada petani kentang di desa tersebut. Penyuluhan bidang teknologi pangan meliputi cara mengolah kentang menjadi tepung, kripik, dan stik. Penyulu...
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The Asian longhorned beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis, is a forestry pest found worldwide. A. glabripennis causes serious harm because of the lack of natural enemies in the invaded areas. Dastarcus helophoroides and Dendrocopos major are important natural enemies of A. glabripennis. MaxEnt was used to simulate the distribution of D. helophoroides a...
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This qualitative study aimed to map what information is used in the forest planning process at large forest-owning companies, how it is used, its level of uncertainty and currently employed strategies to handle forest information uncertainty. An additional aim was to assess the status of the paradigm of the forest planning hierarchy in forestry. We...
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Forest ecosystems are a prime example of the heated debates that have arisen around how forests should be managed, and what services and benefits they should deliver. The European transitions in governance to and from communist regimes have had significant impacts on forests and their management. Unstable legislative and institutional changes prior...
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This study examined disciplinary rhetoric in Forestry research articles (RAs), focusing on structuring text discourses with regards to stance markers (hedges, boosters, attitude markers, self-mentions) in Introductions, Methods, Results and Discussion (IMRD) sections. The corpus consisted of 40 research articles (RAs) in Forestry discipline. Hyland...
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El desarrollo de la agricultura es un desafío mundial para el futuro. ¿Cómo podemos transferir los logros de la investigación a la agricultura actual para que la industria pueda contribuir al desarrollo sostenible del planeta, sin aumentar la carga sobre el medio ambiente?. Algunos creen que la solución está en una transición a métodos agrícolas má...
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Stabilised organic solids derived from sewage sludge ('biosolids') are applied to land in many countries as an alternative to disposal as land ll. This study evaluates the long-term effects of biosolids applied to forestry plantations on the adjacent intertidal habitats of Moturoa / Rabbit Island (Aotearoa New Zealand). On this island, biosolids ar...
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An increasingly discussed tourism problem is overtourism, i.e. excessive attendance of certain destinations accompanied by various negative impacts. In the Czech Republic, overtourism does not only concern the historical centre of Prague but also, for example, the Giant Mountains. Therefore, the effort is to get tourists to visit other, less expose...
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This paper examines the concept of school kidnapping and its implication on education. Educational institutions are now the target of both terrorists and bandits, since the Chibok attack of 2014, where over 200 girls were kidnapped by the Boko Haram terrorists. They kidnap keep increasing by the day as the perpetrators become more daring. Several c...
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Climate change is expected to alter pressure from insect pests and the abundance and effectiveness of insect pollinators across diverse agriculture and forestry systems. In response to warming, insects are undergoing or are projected to undergo shifts in their geographic ranges, voltinism, abundance, and phenology. Drivers include direct effects on...
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The utilization of bamboo into different variations product is a proof of the bamboo have meet a variety needs of the people. One of its uses is in to bamboo vinegar as liquid organic fertilizer. Hence, the potential bamboo vinegar need to be analyze of the effect on the growth of plants forestry. This study aims to analyze the bamboo vinegar are s...
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The aim of this study was to explore the operational potential of forest-photovoltaic by simulating solar tree installation. The forest-photovoltaic concept is to maintain carbon absorption activities in the lower part while acquiring solar energy by installing a photovoltaic structure on the upper part of forest land. This study was conducted by s...
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In order to promote the development of the Idesia polycarpa Maxim. industry in Henan province,we analyzed the current sit• uation of the characteristic industry development of Idesia polycarpa Maxim. and expounded the advantageous conditions for the devel• opment of Idesia polycarpa Maxim. industry in Henan province,such as policy support,suitable...
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The SWOT analysis method was used to analyze the internal advantages and disadvantages,external opportunities and threats of the development of forest health tourism industry in Henan province. The development of forest health tourism industry in Henan province had the advantages of special geographical location,convenient transportation,rich envir...
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Forests are rockfall-protective ecological infrastructures as a significant amount of kinetic energy is absorbed during consecutive rock–tree impacts. Although many recent works have considered rock impacts with standing trees, the effect of lying deadwood in forests has not yet been considered thoroughly, either experimentally or numerically. Here...
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Our second workshop on a newly developed, alternative approach to the segmentation of fishing fleets was held from 28th to 30th of March 2022. Due to travel restrictions caused by the global Covid-19 pandemic, the workshop took place online. Cisco Webex provided the online platform. The workshop was hosted by the Thünen Institute for Sea, Fisheries...
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The compelling effects of climate change on forests may have been underestimated in the past few decades in practical forestry. Although the first attempts to draw attention to this complex problem appeared almost half a century ago, the debate has been conceptual rather than experimental and applicative. At first glance, the con-cerns were mainly...
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The author of the paper was in Sadhana Forest Kenya to review a community based Food Forestry food security and climate change adaptation project, The paper is about the projects goals, challenges and wins.
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Pylaemenes gulinqingensis sp. nov., from Gulinqing Nature Reserve, Maguan County, Yunnan, China, is described for the first time from two females and six eggs. The types of the new species are deposited in Southwest Forestry University (SWFU), China, as well as in the first author's collection.
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The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in 2018 provided a definition of “food systems” highlighting that they “encompass the entire range of actors and their interlinked value-adding activities involved in the production, aggregation, processing, distribution, consumption, and disposal of food products that originate from...
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We analyzed the occurrences of fire foci between years 2001 and 2015 in Mato Grosso state, Brazil. For this, we used remote sensing data and we correlated fire with surface temperature , rainfall, wind speed, air temperature, relative humidity, and vegetation index. The data were analyzed within the state according to use and cover classes. We also...
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In many regions of the world, forest management has reduced old forest and simplified forest structure and composition. We hypothesized that such forest degradation has resulted in long-term habitat loss for forest-associated bird species of eastern Canada (130,017 km2) which, in turn, has caused bird-population declines. Despite little change in o...
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This study was carried out in the experimental field and in unheated greenhouses of the Lithuanian Research Centre for Agriculture and Forestry Institute of Horticulture. The investigation aimed to evaluate the morphological features, amount of essential oil, and productivity of 10 basil (Ocimum basilicum L.) cultivars grown under different growing...
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Forestry decentralization policies follow an inherent logic that centralized governance of forest resources cannot address the multifaceted nature of forest-related problems. It is through a diverse range of institutions and a combination of multiple partners consisting of state, non-state actors and rural communities, that such problems can be eff...