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"Desafíos de los bosques amazónicos y oportunidades para el manejo forestal comunitario"
Wil de Jong y Gerardo Mery (editores). 2011. CIAS Discussion Paper 20, IUFRO Occasional Paper 25. 55 p. ISBN 978-3-902762-11-5.
Together with the Center for Integrated Areas of Kyoto University, Japan, IUFRO's Special Project on World Forests, Society and Environment (WFSE) has recently published two articles in Spanish language from the 2010 WFSE book "Forests and Society – Responding to Global Drivers of Change". The articles give a detailed analysis of the current situation of the Amazon forests describing challenges, threats and opportunities the forests and the people who depend on them are facing and places special emphasis on community forest management.
IUFRO Occasional Papers: http://www.iufro.org/publications/series/occasional-papers/
An evidence-based report, 'Benefits of Urban Parks: A systematic review', offers a comprehensive and critical assessment that evaluates the evidence supporting a series of park benefits.
The World Teak Conference in Bangkok, the Morioka 2013 symposium on the role of the forest sector in a green economy, and IUFRO's activities at UNFF10 in Turkey are among the highlights of this issue.
The UN General Assembly has designated 21 March as the International Day of Forests. IUFRO celebrated the 1st IDF with the opening of its new offices in the building of the Austrian Ministry of Life.
Persons involved in peatland management can benefit from a new book entitled Peatland Ecology and Forestry – a Sound Approach that gathers an impressive array of research from various countries.
The official announcement of the XXIV IUFRO World Congress in October 2014 in Salt Lake City has just been published – think about making plans to attend! And celebrate the Int'l Day of Forests on 21...