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IUFRO News 10, 2008 highlights two IUFRO meetings: At the recent IUFRO beech symposium in Japan participants had a close look at beech-dominated forests and their response to climate change with a view to providing scientific support for proper adaptive management measures. At the 23rd IUFRO Conference for Specialists in Air Pollution and Climate Change Effects on Forest Ecosystems in Switzerland the focus was on sharing information on impacts and interactions of air pollutants and climate change on the tree and forest ecosystem performance across latitudinal and altitudinal ranges. Moreover, this issue reports on IUFRO’s activities at the European Forest Week and includes the first announcement of the IUFRO World Congress to be held from 23-28 August 2010 in Seoul, Korea.
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...