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Forestry is the science and craft of creating, managing, planting, using, conserving and repairing forests and woodlands for 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. Forest management plays an essential role in the creation and modification of habitats and affects ecosystem services provisioning.

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Organizations relating to Forestry

Council of European Foresters / Bucharest, Romania / Est. 2011
Eastern Caribbean Institute of Agriculture and Forestry / Arima, Trinidad-Tobago / Est. 1954
UNECE Committee on Forests and the Forest Industry / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 1947
North American Forestry Commission / Zapopan, Mexico / Est. 1959
Latin American and Caribbean Forestry Commission / Santiago, Chile / Est. 1948
Collaborative Partnership on Forests / New York NY, USA / Est. 1995
European Forest Genetic Resources Programme / Barcelona, Spain / Est. 1994
Near East Forestry Commission / Cairo, Egypt / Est. 1953
AFWC/EFC/NEFC Committee on Mediterranean Forestry Questions - Silva Mediterranea / Rome, Italy / Est. 1948
Forest Invasive Species Network for Africa / Zomba, Malawi / Est. 2004
United Nations Collaborative Programme on Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in Developing Countries / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 2008
ASEAN Working Group on Social Forestry / Jakarta, Indonesia
African Model Forest Network / Est. 2009
Mediterranean Model Forest Network / Soria, Spain / Est. 2008
International Consortium on Combating Wildlife Crime / Geneva, Switzerland / Est. 2010
European Forest Institute Mediterranean Facility / Barcelona, Spain / Est. 2007
International Model Forest Network / Ottawa ON, Canada / Est. 1994
Forest Carbon Partnership Facility / Washington DC, USA
International Family Forestry Alliance / Brussels, Belgium / Est. 2002
Rainforest Foundation International / London, UK / Est. 1989
Congo Basin Forest Partnership / Est. 2002
Rainforest Action Network / San Francisco CA, USA / Est. 1985
African Forest Forum / Nairobi, Kenya
Red de Bosques Andinos / Quito, Ecuador / Est. 2011
Program on Forests / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1997
Major Groups Partnership on Forests / Ottawa ON, Canada
New Forests Project / Washington DC, USA / Est. 1982
Global Forest Policy Project / Cambridge, UK
Institute of Tropical Forest Conservation / Kabale, Uganda / Est. 1991
Working Group on Rainforests and Biodiversity / Bielefeld, Germany / Est. 1987
Pro Regenwald / Munich, Germany / Est. 1988
Asia Forest Network / Tagbilaran City, Philippines / Est. 1987
Tropical Rainforest Foundation / Guatemala, Guatemala
Rainforest Project Foundation / Amsterdam, Netherlands / Est. 1993
Tropical Forest Foundation / Alexandria VA, USA / Est. 1990
Ancient Forest International / Redway CA, USA / Est. 1990
World Forest Institute / Portland OR, USA / Est. 1989
African Rainforest Conservancy / New York NY, USA / Est. 1991
Institute of Mediterranean Forest Ecosystems and Forest Products Technology / Athens, Greece / Est. 1929
Rainforest Foundation US / Brooklyn NY, USA / Est. 1989
Rainforest Foundation UK / London, UK
Council on Forest Engineering / Morgantown WV, USA
Commonwealth Forestry Institute / Oxford, UK / Est. 1924
International Centre of Sylviculture / Est. 1939
Caribbean Forest Conservation Association / Est. 1989
Nordisk Samarbeidskomite for Skogteknikere
CABI Forestry Bureau / Est. 1938
SAARC Forestry Centre, Bhutan
International Forestry Institute, Russia / Est. 1905
Foundation Amazon Fund / Roosteren, Netherlands / Est. 2008

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World Problems relating to Forestry

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

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