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IUFRO The Advocate for Forest Science.
At the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) meeting in Hyderabad, India, the IUFRO-led GFEP successfully presented some emerging key messages of its current assessment on the relationship between biodiversity, forest management and potential REDD+ activities. With input of more than 50 leading scientists from around the world, this assessment will constitute the first comprehensive analysis to date of the relationship between biodiversity, forest management and REDD+. It seeks to provide decision-makers with most up-to-date scientific information on how these complex relationships may be affected by management activities implemented to achieve REDD+ objectives. The assessment report will be officially launched on the occasion of the next UN climate convention (UNFCCC) meeting from 26 November to 7 December 2012 in Doha, Qatar.
Int'l meeting on genetics of five-needle pines and rusts of forest trees research discussed advances in gene conservation, genomics, rust resistance, impacts of climate change, and more...
"Future concepts in uneven-aged silviculture for a changing world" was the theme of 9th IUFRO International Conference on Uneven-aged Silviculture held last June in Birmensdorf, Switzerland.
Submit your blog showcasing the Congress theme "Sustaining Forests, Sustaining People – The Role of Research" by 30th September! You can win a cash prize of $500 USD!
We invite interested social media users, professionals, journalists, students, as well as beginners who have a desire to spread the word and promote the #IUFRO2014 Congress to join our SMT. More ...
The "Ozone and Plants" conference held in May in Beijing confirmed ozone to be a serious air pollution problem and addressed effects of ozone on ecosystem services provided by forests and grasslands.