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Land Type/Use

UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 15: Life on Land

Organizations relating to Land Type/Use

Agricultural and Land and Water Use Commission for the Near East
International Tundra Experiment / Est. 1990
Protocol for the Protection of the Southeast Pacific Against Pollution from Land-based Sources / Est. 1983
International Arid Lands Consortium / Est. 1989
Grassland Society of Southern Africa / Est. 1966
The Mediterranean Wetlands Initiative / Est. 1991
Rice-Wheat Consortium for the Indo-Gangetic Plains / Est. 1994
International Land Coalition / Est. 1996
Mediterranean Action Plan / Est. 1975
Association internationale Se servir de la saison sèche en Savane et au Sahel
International Union for Arrangements concerning Laws and Customs during Wars on Land / Est. 1899
Association of Arid Lands Studies / Est. 1977
Global Programme of Action for the Protection of the Marine Environment from Land-Based Activities / Est. 1995
Committee on Housing and Land Management / Est. 1947
Arab Union of Land Transport / Est. 1978
Convention on the Prevention of Marine Pollution from Land-based Sources / Est. 1974
Society of Wetland Scientists / Est. 1980
Protocol on Protection of the Black Sea Marine Environment Against Pollution from Land-based Sources / Est. 1992
Egyptian Arab Land Bank / Est. 1947
European Association for Rural Development Institutions / Est. 1965
International Grassland Congress / Est. 1927
Convention on Wetlands of International Importance Especially as Waterfowl Habitat / Est. 1971
Landesa - Rural Development Institute / Est. 1967
Women and Land Rights in Southern Africa, Zimbabwe
Organic Matter Management Network / Est. 1992

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World Problems relating to Land Type/Use

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Threatened species of Pellorneum palustre
Threatened species of Rhinomyias
Threatened species of Cervus duvauceli
Logging of old stand forests
Threatened species of Pseudophryne australis
Threatened species of Sciomyzidae
Sylvatic plague
Threatened species of Sporophila palustris
Threatened species of Francolinus gularis
Unavailability of farming land
Threatened species of Allenopithecus nigroviridis
Threatened species of Panoquina panoquinoides errans
Threatened species of Circus maillardi
Deliberately unused farm fields
Threatened species of Conolophus subcristatus
Threatened species of Conolophus
Threatened species of Reithrodontomys raviventris
Threatened species of Corbiculacea
Threatened species of Oryzomys palustris natator
Soil salinization
Soil pollution
Unused land
Permafrost instability
Destruction of agricultural land

Action Strategies relating to Land Type/Use

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Restoring saline affected farm land
Protecting coastal wetlands
Protecting against environmental hazards of empolderment of wetlands
Protecting mountain habitats
Alleviating land degradation
Incorporating sustainable indigenous management systems for land resources
Rehabilitating degraded land
Creating community land trust
Managing wetlands
Integrating wetlands biodiversity conservation into river basin management
Undertaking research on land use
Reinventing the commons
Developing land believed unprofitable
Developing presently unusable farming land
Developing brown field sites
Disseminating land use information
Developing land
Controlling public land use
Employing unused land
Releasing additional usable land
Clearing unused land
Integrating use of land resources
Initiating common land use
Resolving competing land use requirements
Using environmentally sound land-use practices

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