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Creating forests with words — A review of forest-related discourse studies

Publication date: Available online 14 January 2014
Source:Forest Policy and Economics
Author(s): Sina Leipold
There is a new trend in international forest policy science. Over the past decade the term “discourse” has entered the field.
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Africa faces food security and climate change challenges, is agroforestry the solution?

Africa faces food security and climate change challenges, is agroforestry the solution? | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
Many benefits are recognized from the use of agroforestry practices in Africa.
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Use of tree hollows by a Mediterranean forest carnivore

Publication date: 1 March 2014 Source:Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 315 Author(s): Filipe Carvalho , Rafael Carvalho , António Mira , Pedro Beja Although tree hollows seem to be key structures for a wide range of forest mammals,...
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Lancement du projet BioSceneMada

Lancement du projet BioSceneMada | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
Le projet BioSceneMada "Scénarios d'évolution de la biodiversité sous l'effet conjoint du changement climatique et de la déforestation à Madagascar" est accepté pour financement par la FRB (Fondation pour la Recherche sur la Biodiversité).
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2013-Mesurer et piloter la biodiversité

Cette publication reprend les différentes étapes de la démarche d’élaboration d’indicateurs de biodiversité en les illustrant d’exemples concrets tirés de l’expérience des membres d’EpE.
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Projet de loi d'avenir de l'agriculture: vers une agroécologie - JOL Press

Projet de loi d'avenir de l'agriculture: vers une agroécologie - JOL Press | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
JOL Press Projet de loi d'avenir de l'agriculture: vers une agroécologie JOL Press On peut, en effet, s'appuyer sur les écosystèmes pour développer une agriculture productive, respectueuse de l'environnement et source de revenus pour les...
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Participatory Carbon Monitoring: Manual for Local People

Participatory Carbon Monitoring: Manual for Local People | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
Program: REDD+ This PCM manual, Manual for Local People, is one of the three individual manuals designed to facilitate stakeholders’ participation in carbon monitoring and is designed for use by local households and communities for collecting...
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Faire de la sociologie des sciences avec un marteau ? Science et éthique en action. Entretien avec Yves Gingras (2)

Faire de la sociologie des sciences avec un marteau ? Science et éthique en action. Entretien avec Yves Gingras (2) | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
Yves Gingras (crédits : UQAM)
Suite et fin de l’entretien qu’Yves Gingras a donné au Carnet Zilsel (première partie ici).
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Unasylva 241: Les forêts pour la sécurité alimentaire et la nutrition

Unasylva 241: Les forêts pour la sécurité alimentaire et la nutrition | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
Les forêts et les arbres sont indispensables pour la sécurité alimentaire et la nutrition en tant que producteurs de produits alimentaires et de revenus et comme fournisseurs de services écosystémiques.
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Anthropogenic pressure in East Africa—Monitoring 20 years of land cover changes by means of medium resolution satellite data

Publication date: May 2014
Source:International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, Volume 28
Author(s): Andreas B.
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restoring ecosystems likely to be economically profitable

The economic benefits of restoring natural ecosystems outweigh the costs, according to new research.
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A new approach to managing erosion in Costa Rica’s coffee farms

A new approach to managing erosion in Costa Rica’s coffee farms | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
Scientists have developed a new technique for managing soil erosion in coffee agroforestry systems in Costa Rica.
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2013-Monétarisation des biens et services environnementaux - Quelles utilisations pour les politiques publiques et les décisions privées ?

Etude publiée par Service de l’Économie, de l’Évaluation et de l’Intégration du Développement Durable (SEEIDD)du Commissariat Général au Développement Durable (CGDD) sous la direction de Xavier Bonnet.
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CIFOR Outlines REDD+ Challenges in Peru

CIFOR Outlines REDD+ Challenges in Peru | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
The Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) published a report on the drivers of deforestation in Peru including the political and economic conditions under which Peru intends to achieve a national target of zero net deforestation by 2021.
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Predicting Invasive Pests and Diseases in European Forests

Predicting Invasive Pests and Diseases in European Forests | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
Providing industry partners and other interested stakeholders with hands-on experience of new models to predict the spread of invasive pests and diseases in Europe’s forests is the aim of an upcoming ISEFOR workshop on 19/20 February 2014 in...
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AOC, antibiotiques, agroécologie : fin des débats sur la loi d'avenir ... - Le Monde

AOC, antibiotiques, agroécologie : fin des débats sur la loi d'avenir ... - Le Monde | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it

Le Monde : AOC, antibiotiques, agroécologie : fin des débats sur la loi d'avenir ...

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Do commercial forest plantations reduce pressure on natural forests? Evidence from forest policy reforms in Uganda

Publication date: Available online 11 January 2014 Source:Forest Policy and Economics Author(s): John Herbert Ainembabazi , Arild Angelsen This paper investigates if and how the establishment of private commercial forest plantations in...
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Conférence internationale "Ecosystèmes, Economie et Société ... - mediaterre.org

Conférence internationale "Ecosystèmes, Economie et Société ... - mediaterre.org | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
Conférence internationale "Ecosystèmes, Economie et Société ...
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L'ambition de ce forum de haut niveau est d'analyser comment la restauration des écosystèmes à grande-échelle peut stimuler le développement durable.
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Evaluation of the impacts of Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification of natural forest management in the tropics

Evaluation of the impacts of Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification of natural forest management in the tropics | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
Global comparative forest research on climate change, adaptation, production forests, indigenous groups, REDD, dry forests,food security, illegal logging, deforestation, small holder and community groups, forest governance, trade and conservation,...
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Ancient woodlands could be cut down under 'biodiversity offsetting' proposal

Ancient woodlands could be cut down under 'biodiversity offsetting' proposal | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
Environment secretary Owen Paterson suggests 100 new trees should be planted for each ancient one destroyed Ancient woodlands can be cut down to make way for new construction if developers agree to plant 100 trees for every one they destroy, under...
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20th Annual Conference of the International Society of Tropical Foresters (ISTF)

The Yale Chapter of the International Society of Tropical Foresters (ISTF) is proud to announce the 20th Annual ISTF Conference at Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, to be held on January 30- February 1, 2014.
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Poverty and Sustainable Development Impacts of REDD+ Architecture: Options for Equity, Growth and the Environment

Poverty and Sustainable Development Impacts of REDD+ Architecture: Options for Equity, Growth and the Environment | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
The purpose of the project is to examine how different options for REDD+ design at international, national and local levels will affect the achievement of emission reductions and the co-benefits of sustainable development and poverty alleviation.
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Better protection for mangroves with models for successful seedling establishment

Better protection for mangroves with models for successful seedling establishment | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
Seedlings of mangroves do not have an easy time to get established. Many forces of nature work against their anchorage in the soil. Human intervention in coastal areas and climate change also make life difficult for mangrove seedlings.
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2013-OECD environmental performance reviews: south africa 2013 (en lecture seule ou PDF pour les abonnés à OECD Library)

OECD(2013), OECD Environmental Performance Reviews: South Africa 2013, OECD Publisching. 209 p.DOI:10.1787/9789264202887-en
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Cet ouvrage fait partie d’une série de publications de l’OCDE sur les politiques de l’Afrique du Sud.
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The Plus Side: Promoting Sustainable Carbon Sequestration in Tropical Forests

The Plus Side: Promoting Sustainable Carbon Sequestration in Tropical Forests | AgroParisTech Ecosystèmes Tropicaux | Scoop.it
A UCS report covers a set of policies known as REDD+ aims to increase carbon sequestration by conserving existing tropical forests, restoring degraded forests, seeding new forests, and managing them sustainably.
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