A series of approaches have been proposed for natural resource management and biodiversity conservation in recent decades. In the important forestry sector, two of the most dominant policy paradigms have been multi-purpose forestry and sustainable forest management. The Convention on Biological Diversity, amongst other transnational commitments, added the ecosystem approach and its related idea of ecosystem services to this succession which is increasingly becoming the basis for natural resource management, including in the United Kingdom (UK).
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Library ResourcePublication évaluée par des pairsmai, 2017Royaume-Uni
Library ResourcePublication évaluée par des pairsdécembre, 2015Royaume-Uni, Territoire britannique de l'océan Indien
Forestry policy and practice in Britain has been subject to a series of paradigm changes since the establishment of the Forestry Commission in 1919. Drawing on a documentary analysis of legislation, published policy statements, commentaries and scholarly critiques, this paper argues that British forestry policy has undergone three significant paradigm shifts since it was first mooted in the late 19th century.
Library ResourceArticles et Livresdécembre, 2018Algérie, Slovénie, France, Maroc, Belgique, États-Unis d'Amérique, Espagne, Israël, Turquie, Croatie, Albanie, Allemagne, Italie, Portugal, Royaume-Uni, Grèce, Tunisie, Liban
The Mediterranean region has more than 25 million hectares of Mediterranean forests and about 50 million hectares of other Mediterranean wooded lands. They make crucial contributions to rural development, poverty alleviation, food security, as well as, the agricultural, water, tourism, and energy sectors. Changes in climate, societies, and lifestyles to create appropriate financial incentives and tools.
Library ResourceArticles et Livresmars, 2018Algérie, Bénin, États-Unis d'Amérique, Suède, Allemagne, Royaume-Uni, Canada, Congo, Éthiopie, République centrafricaine, Jordanie, Cameroun, Tchad, Gabon, Burkina Faso, Espagne, Burundi, Uruguay, Kenya, Tadjikistan, Norvège, Ghana
<p>The <i>State of the World’s Forest Genetic Resources</i> addresses the conservation, management and sustainable use of forest tree and other woody plant genetic resources of actual and potential value for human well-being in the broad range of management systems. This report complements two other FAO flagship publications in the field of forestry, the annual State of the World’s Forests and the periodic Global Forest Resources Assessment (FRA).
Library ResourceArticles et Livresjuin, 2018France, Maroc, Suisse, États-Unis d'Amérique, Singapour, Malaisie, Thaïlande, Allemagne, Indonésie, Norvège, Royaume-Uni, Pays-Bas, Congo, Costa Rica, Colombie, Brésil
The zero-deforestation movement has gained considerable momentum as governments and companies enter into commitments to curb deforestation. The most innovative are multi-stakeholder initiatives, where governments and international organi- zations have joined with the private sector and civil society organizations in making commit- ments to reduce deforestation. These pledges have created opportunities for improved forest governance by envisaging the private sector at the centre of the movement.
Library ResourceMatériels institutionnels et promotionnelsjanvier, 2018Royaume-Uni, Ghana
Ghana’s work to promote the legal timber trade, in partnership with the European Union (EU), strongly emphasizes involving local communities who live in or near forests. Yet many farmers and communities don’t understand their rights, which means that illegal activity by loggers has gone unchecked in Ghana’s off-reserve forests.
Library ResourceRéglementationsavril, 2017Royaume-Uni
These Regulations amend the Town and Country Planning (Trees) Regulations 1999, in relation to Wales in Part 1 and remove Part 2 of Schedule 2 to the Order. The effect of the amendments is to require— (a) a notice of appeal to be accompanied by a full statement of case comprised of a written statement containing full particulars of the appellant’s case and copies of supporting documents; and (b) the appellant to send a copy of both the notice of appeal and full statement of case to the authority which made the tree preservation order as soon as reasonably practicable.
Library ResourceRéglementationsavril, 2017Royaume-Uni
These Regulations, together with a number of other statutory instruments made at the same time, establish a new procedure for referred applications and appeals in Wales ("referred applications" are applications for planning permission, listed building consent, conservation area consent and hazardous substances consent referred to the Welsh Ministers for determination.
Library ResourceLégislationavril, 2016Royaume-Uni
This Act brings about a comprehensive reform of the law relating to land rights and land planning and management in Scotland.
Library ResourceRéglementationsmai, 2017Royaume-Uni
These Regulations make minor changes and corrections to the Electricity Works (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Scotland) Regulations 2017, the Town and Country Planning (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Scotland) Regulations 2017, the Forestry (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Scotland) Regulations 2017, the Agriculture, Land Drainage and Irrigation Projects (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Scotland) Regulations 2017 and the Marine Works (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Scotland) Regulations 2017.
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