'Forests of the Pacific islands: Foundation for a sustainable future'

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Wednesday, May 4, 2011
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Wednesday, May 4, 2011
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Features chapters from SPC member countries and territories and aims to provide information on the value of Pacific Island forests and the issues and challenges faced by island communities in managing this natural resource in a sustainable manner. It can be viewed at this link: http://goo.gl/mD6gw. The Pacific Forestry book provides description of:forest areas, ownership rights and their management; socio-economic benefits of forests; existing and emerging threats to forests from increasing populations, invasive species and climate change; a look to the future: balancing competing socio-economic and environmental factors, and sustainable forest management (SFM).