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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.

From Wikipedia

Organizations relating to Forestry

New Forests Project / Est. 1982
International Model Forest Network / Est. 1994
FERN / Est. 1995
Trade Unions International of Agricultural, Forestry and Plantation Workers / Est. 1949
Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry for International Environmental Rehabilitation
Nordic Council for Cooperation in Silvicultural Research
International Alliance of the Indigenous Tribal Peoples of the Tropical Forests / Est. 1992
Rainforest Trust / Est. 1995
Commonwealth Forestry Institute / Est. 1924
Intergovernmental Panel on Forests / Est. 1995
International Forest Science Consultancy / Est. 1973
Forest Carbon Partnership Facility
Global Forest Policy Project
International Forestry Students' Association / Est. 1990
International Furniture Rental Association / Est. 1967
Association of Furniture Industries of Asia
Avenir des peuples de la forêt tropicale
PRO SILVA / Est. 1989
European Network for Long-Term Forest Ecosystem and Landscape Research / Est. 2000
European Association of Furniture Technology Institutes
European Federation of Local Forest Communities / Est. 1990
Buena Inversión Internacional Forestal
Global Flooring Alliance / Est. 1989
Nordic Joint Group for Forest Seed Research
North African Seed Bank

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World Problems relating to Forestry

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Forest fires
Inappropriate tree plantations
Logging of old stand forests
Forest decline
Underdevelopment of forestry industry
Inadequate agroforestry
Threatened species of Bubo nipalensis
Tropical deforestation
Unsustainable development of forest lands
Threatened species of Micrastur plumbeus
Threatened tropical humid forest biome
Threatened species of Myosorex longicaudatus
Unethical practices in forestry
Air pollution from forest fires
Exploitation of forest biological resources
Illegal forest clearance
Threatened open taiga forest habitats
Threatened northern and maritime taiga forest habitats
Threatened subtropical wet forest habitats
Threatened subtropical dry forest habitats
Threatened tropical very dry forest habitats
Threatened subtropical moist forest habitats
Threatened tropical wet forest habitats
Threatened rain forest 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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