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IUFRO The Advocate for Forest Science.
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The research activities focus on 2 main thematic areas:
Forest biological diversity results from evolutionary processes driven by ecological forces such as climate, fire, competition and other disturbances.
Within specific forest ecosystems, the maintenance of ecological processes and associated ecosystem services (e.g. timber and non wood resources, soil and water protection, climate regulation, amenities) is dependent upon the maintenance of their biological diversity – and vice versa. Maintenance of the disturbances – natural or similar processes created by e.g. silvicultural measures – is a prerequisite to maintain the biological diversity within individual forest ecosystems. A key issue is to find principles for a forest biodiversity strategy based upon an optimal mixture of protected areas (with natural disturbance regimes) and production forests managed with considerations to biodiversity.
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