N. 11

2006


Now online: Unasylva 222 ¿ Forests, climate and Kyoto

This issue of Unasylva outlines challenges and opportunities for the forest sector now that the Kyoto Protocol is in force. Includes: an overview by D. Schoene and M. Netto; analysis of the opportunities for the Clean Development Mechanism in Indonesia (N. Masripatin), Uruguay (W. Oyhantçabal) and Africa (P.V. Desanker); a proposal for accounting for forest conservation in the Kyoto Protocol (P. Moutinho et al.); steps towards Joint Implementation in Ukraine (P.I. Lakyda, I.F. Buksha and V.P. Pasternak); and the expectations of forest owners (W. Kägi and H. Schmidtke) and the pulp and paper industry (E. Hyvärinen). Finally, A. Tuttle and K. Andrasko review forest and climate change mitigation activities in the United States.

www.fao.org/forestry/site/8572/en

New Head of the FAO Forestry Department appointed

Mr. Jan Erik Heino of Finland is appointed the new Head of the Forestry Department. Mr. Heino has a Master¿s degree in Forestry and Nature Conservation from Helsinki University and has undertaken post-graduate education in Nordic countries, Germany and Belgium. He is a former Director-General of the Forestry Department of the Ministry of Agriculture of Finland, and currently Director-General of Metsahallitus, the Finnish State Forest Enterprise. He will take up his new appointment on June 29.

Eastern Europe still facing challenges in forest management

24 May 2006, Rome - While the rest of Europe is steadily progressing towards sustainable forest management, Eastern European countries are facing many challenges, following the restitution of forests from the State to their previous owners, FAO said at the European forestry commission meeting (23-26 May) in Zvolen, Slovakia.

http://www.fao.org/newsroom/en/news/2006/1000304/index.html
 
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Press review/ Revue de presse/ Revista de prensa: 23-29 May/Mai/Mayo 2006
 
Argentina:
http://www.biodiversidadla.org/content/view/full/24160
Formosa autoriza deforestar 50 mil hectáreas de plantaciones y montes nativos
 
http://www.nuevodiarioweb.com.ar/nota.asp?id_seccion=1&seccion=&id_nota=33010
¿El deterioro del bosque ha llegado a límites que son intolerables¿
 
Australia:
http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200605/s1646882.htm
Forest trial yielding positive results
 
http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200605/s1648975.htm
Brown 'too scared' to debate forestry issues
 
Bangladesh:
http://nation.ittefaq.com/artman/publish/article_28086.shtml
Development should not degrade resources SAARC ministers adopt 10-point declaration
 
 
http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/LAC.20060529.BEETLESS29/TPStory/National
B.C.'s pine beetles could infest forests all across Canada, MLA warns
 
http://www.canada.com/topics/news/national/story.html?id=41299e6e-f6be-4316-8d97-a80d052abd05&k=95858
Woodland caribou need government to protect forests from industry: report
 
http://www.corusnouvelles.com/nouvelle-rencontre_positive_pour_partenaires-13580-2.html
Une rencontre positive pour les partenaires de la forêt privée
 
China:
http://www.french.xinhuanet.com/french/2006-05/29/content_258927.htm
Un incendie de forêt fait rage au Heilongjiang malgré les efforts  de plus de 10 000 pompiers
 
 
http://www.rfi.fr/actufr/articles/077/article_43975.asp
La France perd le contrôle de sa forêt amazonienne
 
Guyana :
http://www.actualites-news-environnement.com/20060527-environnement-guyane-orpaillage.php
Environnement en Guyane menacé par l¿orpaillage illégal
 
 
India:
http://cities.expressindia.com/fullstory.php?newsid=184109
Ex-MP accuses builders of development on forest land
 
 
http://www.newkerala.com/news2.php?action=fullnews&id=63501
Khot in another controversy; probe sought into forest deal
 
 
 
Israel:
http://www.israelnationalnews.com/news.php3?id=104329
Hundreds of Dunams of Forest Destroyed in Golan Blaze
 
 
 
http://biz.thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2006/5/26/business/14357686&sec=business
26 companies to gain from Forest Plantation Programme scheme
 
Mexico:
http://srv2.vanguardia.com.mx/hub.cfm/FuseAction.Detalle/Nota.535117/SecID.16/index.sal
Afectadas en incendios 18 mil hecáreas de bosque en lo que va del 2006
 
Mozambique:
http://allafrica.com/stories/200605260318.html
Timber Businesses Demand Enforcement of Replanting
 
New Zealand:
http://www.newswire.co.nz/main/viewstory.aspx?storyid=318648&catid=35
Tree Lovers Threaten Court Action    
 
 
Peru:
http://www.elcomercioperu.com.pe/EdicionImpresa/Html/2006-05-25/impNacional0511555.html
Destruyen bosque amparados en documentos de concesión
 
Russia:
http://fr.rian.ru/russia/20060527/48693749.html
Vingt-quatre incendies de forêt éteints en un seul jour en Extrême-Orient russe
 
 
Uganda:
http://allafrica.com/stories/200605250070.html
KCC Gives Up Tree Nursery
 
 
 
Africa:
http://allafrica.com/stories/200605250630.html
Report Urges Rethink On Value of Forest Resources
 
Rainforests:
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/5018336.stm
Rainforests 'still at great risk'
 
 
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Press review/ Revue de presse/ Revista de prensa: 15-22 May/Mai/Mayo 2006
 
 
 
 
India:
http://www.newkerala.com/news2.php?action=fullnews&id=62635
Centre sanctions 6 forest development projects for north-east
 
 
Kenya:
http://allafrica.com/stories/200605170872.html
Mau Forest Plunder Still Going On, Say Leaders
 
Liberia:
http://allafrica.com/stories/200605180467.html
Forest Protection Pricks Govt's Attention
 
Mexico:
http://www.eluniversal.com.mx/notas/350368.html
Destruyen incendios más de 2 mil hectáreas de bosque de Sinaloa
 
Mozambique:
http://allafrica.com/stories/200605160656.html
Forest Sector Receives More Funds
 
 
 
Sierra Leone:
http://allafrica.com/stories/200605170819.html
FBC Authority Says Deforestation Causes Water Shortage
 
 
Uganda:
http://allafrica.com/stories/200605180686.html
Masindi Forests Face Extinction, Says District Official

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