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UN Sustainable Development Goals

GOAL 2: Zero HungerGOAL 15: Life on Land


Forestry is the science and craft of creating, managing, using, conserving, and repairing forests, woodlands, and associated resources for human and environmental benefits. Forestry is practiced in plantations and natural stands. The science of forestry has elements that belong to the biological, physical, social, political and managerial sciences.

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Organizations relating to Forestry

New Forests Project / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1982
International Model Forest Network / Ottawa ON, Canada / Est. 1994
FERN / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1995
Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry for International Environmental Rehabilitation / Maasmechelen, Belgium
International Alliance of the Indigenous Tribal Peoples of the Tropical Forests / Chiang Mai, Thailand / Est. 1992
Commonwealth Forestry Institute / Est. 1924
Forest Carbon Partnership Facility / Washington DC, USA
Global Forest Policy Project / Cambridge, UK
International Forestry Students\' Association / Freiburg, Germany / Est. 1990
International Furniture Rental Association / Woodstock VT, USA / Est. 1967
PRO SILVA / Aberystwyth, UK / Est. 1989
European Federation of Local Forest Communities / Mainz, Germany / Est. 1990
Global Flooring Alliance / Dordrecht, Netherlands / Est. 1989
Nordic Cooperation Group for Forest Entomology / Helsinki, Finland / Est. 1955
RECOFTC - The Center for People and Forests / Bangkok, Thailand / Est. 1987
European Arboricultural Council / Bad Honnef, Germany / Est. 1993
International Family Forestry Alliance / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2002
Institute of Tropical Forest Conservation / Kabale, Uganda / Est. 1991
Corporation européenne des ébénistes restaurateurs / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 1996
ASEAN Forest Products Industry Club / Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia / Est. 2001
Forum international pour l\'exploitation forestière / Kinshasa, Congo DR / Est. 1998
Amazon Center for Environmental Education and Research / West Chester PA, USA / Est. 1991
International Union of Forest Research Organizations / Vienna, Austria / Est. 1892
Working Group on Rainforests and Biodiversity / Bielefeld, Germany / Est. 1987
Coalition for Rainforest Nations / New York NY, USA / Est. 2005

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World Problems relating to Forestry

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Forest fires
Threatened tropical humid forest biome
Tropical deforestation
Unethical practices in forestry
Unsustainable development of forest lands
Threatened taiga forest habitats
Inappropriate tree plantations
Lyme disease
Forest decline
Mucocutaneous leishmaniasis
Threatened woodland habitats
Extinction of rainforest species
Threatened warm temperate rain forest habitats
Environmental exigencies in tropical villages
Threatened cool temperate wet forest habitats
Pests and diseases of trees
Threatened tropical dry forest habitats
Threatened habitats of indigenous peoples
Threatened alluvial forests habitats
Threatened tropical moist forest habitats
Forest fragmentation
Illegal forest clearance
Logging of old stand forests
Threatened boreal habitats

Action Strategies relating to Forestry

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Saving rainforests
Using rainforest sustainably
Using forest resources sustainably
Managing non-timber forest resources
Preserving sacred groves
Protecting forests
Improving forest resource management
Instituting integrated forest management
Integrating indigenous knowledge on natural resources
Improving wood preservatives to protect the environment
Practicing silviculture
Ensuring sustainable development of forest lands
Managing tropical forest areas
Developing rainforest action plan
Conserving Mexican pine-oak forest ecoregion
Conserving forest genetic resources
Preserving old growth forests
Combating deforestation
Conserving forest biodiversity
Protecting endangered forests
Developing policy for conservation of forests
Linking data systems related to forest management
Using biotechnology in forest conservation
Conserving Canadian boreal taiga ecoregion
Conserving boreal habitats

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