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IUFRO News 3, 2008 publishes a scientific summary of the international conference on "Old Forests, New Management" held in Hobart, Tasmania, Australia. The conference covered the ecology and silviculture of temperate and boreal old forests, and included insights from many large-scale, long-term, multidisciplinary experiments. It also includes an invitation for a public relations and communication specialist with an excellent command of English to work at IUFRO Headquarters for one year on secondment. The publications section presents, among other things, the Italian issue of IUFRO World Series 9, Terminology of Forest Management, and a special subscription offer for IUFRO members for the Small-scale Forestry journal.
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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...