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IUFRO The Advocate for Forest Science.
This new IUFRO World Series publication presents the outcome of the latest Asia and the Pacific Workshop organized by APAFRI. Proceedings of previous workshops and symposia of this kind held in Malaysia, Sri Lanka and the Philippines are also available as IUFRO World Series (24, 27, 29). The workshop provided a platform to exchange and share the critical experiences and knowledge on the conservation of valuable and endangered tree species in the region, as well as to explore potential multinational collaboration and trans-boundary cooperation in related research areas.
Editors: Sim Heok-Choh, Syuqiyah Abdul Hamid, Li Mei
IUFRO, Kuala Lumpur 2012
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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...