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Forests for People

Fax: +1 917 367 3186 • Email: forests@un.org • Web: www.un.org/forests Forests for People Fact Sheet Forests and People: A Historical Relationship The history of human existence and civilizations is intertwined with forests and trees.

Forests, Grasslands, and Drylands-- Italy

Forests, Grasslands, and Drylands-- Italy Forest Protection Italy Europe World Percent of forests protected: Tropical forest, 1990s X X 9.0% Nontropical forest, 1990s 6.1% 3.0% 6.0% Sparse trees and parkland, 1990s X 1.0% 5.5% Number of tree species threatened, 1990s 2 X 5,904 Wood Production ...

2010 Report on the Health of Colorado's Forests

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS William M. Ciesla, Forest Health Management International, Fort Collins, Colo., and Aerial Survey Contractor for the Colorado State Forest Service, is the primary author of the insect and disease data portions of this report.

KELP FORESTS

Kelp Forest page 2 KELP FOREST LESSONS A two page written background summary about kelp forests by Dr. William Hamner, Ph.D., UCLA. Describes kelp forests, their structure and ecological importance.

GREEN MOUNTAIN NATIONAL FOREST STATUS REPORT

GREEN MOUNTAIN NATIONAL FOREST STATUS REPORT Hurricane Irene has left extensive damage to the roads, trails, and facilities of the Green Mountain National Forest (GMNF).

Floodplain Forest, Page 1 Community Abstract - Floodplain ...

Other Noteworthy Species: Numerous rare plants are associated with floodplain forests: Arabis perstellata (rock cress, state threatened), Aristolochia serpentaria ...

Forests, Grasslands, and Drylands-- Algeria

Forests, Grasslands, and Drylands-- Algeria Forest Protection Algeria Middle East & North Africa World Percent of forests protected: Tropical forest, 1990s X 0.0% 9.0% Nontropical forest, 1990s 3.7% 3.3% 6.0% Sparse trees and parkland, 1990s 83.3% 76.9% 5.5% Number of tree species threatened ...

COMMUNITY FOREST MANAGEMENT

1 C OMMUNITY F OREST M ANAGEMENT Background Paper for: The United Nations Forum on Forests Secretariat UNFF9: " Forests for People, Livelihoods and Poverty Eradication " Prepared by: Thida Sam, Research Assistant and Gill Shepherd, IUCN This document does not necessarily reflect the views or ...

Secondary Forests in Swidden Agriculture in the Highlands of ...

748 Journal of Tropical Forest Science 13(4): 748-767 (2001) SECONDARY FORESTS IN SWIDDEN AGRICULTURE IN THE HIGHLANDS OF THAILAND D. Schmidt-Vogt Department of Geography, South Asia Institute, Heidelberg University, Germany SCHMIDT-VOGT, D. 2001.

Forests, Carbon and Climate Change

Forests, Carbon and Climate Change: A Synthesis of Science Findings TABLE OF CONTENTS Contributing Authors ..... ii Preface ...