N. 16

2006


Deforestation causes global warming

4 September 2006, Rome – Most people assume that global warming is caused by burning oil and gas. But in fact between 25 and 30 percent of the greenhouse gases released into the atmosphere each year – 1.6 billion tonnes – is caused by deforestation.
http://www.fao.org/newsroom/en/news/2006/1000385/index.html

Now online: Unasylva 223

This non-thematic issue covers wide-ranging topics: reflections upon the 60th anniversary of forestry in FAO (D. Kneeland); challenges of renewing forest policies (N. Byron); integrating livestock production and protected area management (M. Ba Diao), organizational dimensions of decentralized forest management (E. Raufflet and P. Moctezuma Barragán), urban tree planting (M. Sreetheran et al.) and short-rotation forestry (L. Christersson and K. Verma), as well as a presentation of the Global Partnership on Forest Landscape Restoration (C. Saint-Laurent and J. Carle).

New Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission Web site

The Asia-Pacific Forestry Commission (APFC) is one of six FAO Regional Forestry Commissions that cover the world's major geographic regions. The APFC, is a forum for advising and taking action on key forestry issues. It focuses on issues pertinent to Asia and the Pacific, a region characterized by its diversity and rapid  changes.  www.fao.org/forestry/site/33592/en

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Press review/ Revista de prensa/ Revue de presse: 28 August – 4 September 2006
 
Algeria:
115 noyés, 2.800 ha de forêt et 45.000 arbres fruitiers détruits
http://www.elmoudjahid.com/stories.php?story=06/09/02/8473699
 
Brazil:
Brazil launches Internet tracking system to fight illegal Amazon logging
http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2006/09/01/america/LA_GEN_Brazil_Amazon_Logging.php
 
Chile:
Un multimillionnaire sauve la forêt du Chili
http://www.20min.ch/ro/economie/story/31331609
 
China :
Forest fire spreads in drought afflicted SW China
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/2006-08/31/content_5032307.htm
 
 
 
India:
Taj, Agra Fort to get dense forest cover
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/articleshow/1949115.cms
 
Forest department to acquire patta lands in Mudumalai
http://www.hindu.com/2006/08/29/stories/2006082917830700.htm
 
Indonesia :
Indonesia to host int'l workshop on forest governance
http://www.antara.co.id/en/seenws/?id=18983
 
Indonesian govt to confiscate land of forest fire culprits
http://www.antara.co.id/en/seenws/?id=19091
 
 
Indonésie: trois fois plus d'incendies que de pompiers
http://www.lemonde.fr/web/depeches/0,14-0,39-28020099@7-50,0.html
 
 
Morocco:
Les feux de forêt font de nouveaux ravages
http://fr.allafrica.com/stories/200608300704.html
 
New Zealand:
Forest owners to be allowed to sell some carbon credits
http://www.radionz.co.nz/news/latest/200609010609/2b867047
 
El Salvador:
Los ambientalistas tardíos y los pepenadores de El Espino
http://www.elfaro.net/secciones/Noticias/20060904/noticias7_20060904.asp
 
South Africa:
Forest Projects to Benefit Rural Communities
http://allafrica.com/stories/200608290259.html
 
 
 
Spain:
126.904 hectáreas de bosque calcinadas en lo que va de año
http://www.20minutos.es/noticia/148719/0/incendios/hectareas/quemadas/
 
Spanish province of Galicia suffered over 2,000 forest fires in 2 weeks
http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2006/09/01/europe/EU_GEN_Spain_Forest_Fires.php
 
Turkey:
Turkey Ablaze, 19 of 23 Fires Brought Under Control on Tuesday
http://www.zaman.com/?bl=hotnews&alt=&trh=20060822&hn=35894
 
Uganda:
 
 
Zimbabwe:
Livestock, Environment Must Balance
http://allafrica.com/stories/200608290261.html
 
West Africa:
An Ecowas Protocol On Natural Resources, a Sure Way of Eliminating Conflicts
http://allafrica.com/stories/200608281726.html
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Press review/ Revue de presse/ Revista de prensa : 21-28 August/ Août/ Agosto 2006
 
Bulgaria:
Fire Engulfs Pine Forest at Bulgaria's Seaside
http://www.novinite.com/view_news.php?id=68735
 
Cameroon:
144.000 hectares de forêt érigés en parc national
http://www.jeuneafrique.com/jeune_afrique/article_depeche.asp?art_cle=PAN60026hectalanoit0
 
 
Ethiopia:
Afforestation Curbs Flooding in Sustainable Manner - Researcher
http://allafrica.com/stories/200608230956.html
 
France:
Même si elle résiste aux sécheresses, la forêt est à terme menacée
http://www.lemonde.fr/web/article/0,1-0@2-3228,36-806604@51-803766,0.html
 
Gambia:  
Salifou Sadio's Men Impose Embargo On Timber Trade
http://allafrica.com/stories/200608220322.html
 
Greece:
Firefighters battle Greek blaze
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/5277606.stm
 
 
India :
Medha asks tribal forest dwellers to continue struggle for their rights
http://www.hindu.com/2006/08/22/stories/2006082207431000.htm
 
Indonesia:
Incendies en Indonésie de forêt: 10.000 personnes souffrent de la  fumée, des vols suspendus
http://www.french.xinhuanet.com/french/2006-08/27/content_305200.htm
 
Indonesia to drop water bombs to douse forest fires
http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/JAK342406.htm
 
Kenya:
Enact Tough Laws to Preserve Forests
http://allafrica.com/stories/200608280554.html
 
Maasai Mara Among World's Top 10 Tourist Sites
http://allafrica.com/stories/200608250604.html
 
The Wildlife Policy is Too Archaic to Spur Change
http://allafrica.com/stories/200608230069.html
 
Water Talks Focus On Destruction of Mau Forest
http://allafrica.com/stories/200608211811.html
 
Namibia:
We're Playing With Fire – Literally
http://allafrica.com/stories/200608220010.html
 
Peru:
Fomentan ejecución de proyectos en favor de bosque seco en el marco del SNIP
http://www.elregionalpiura.com.pe/archivonoticias2006/agosto_2006/agosto_26/regionales_26h.htm
 
 
South Africa:
Komatiland Forests to Be Retained in Public Ownership
http://allafrica.com/stories/200608240593.html
 
Turkey:
Turkey suffers nearly 1,500 forest fires this year
http://english.people.com.cn/200608/23/eng20060823_295876.html
 
Uganda:
BIDCO to Build Bio-Diesel Plant
http://allafrica.com/stories/200608230382.html
 
 
Reconsider Mabira Forest Proposal
http://allafrica.com/stories/200608240186.html
 
Stop De-Gazetting Forests, Govt Told
http://allafrica.com/stories/200608250339.html

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