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This book explores current knowledge of, and experience with radiata pine forest plantation management and examines its long-term sustainability. The focus of this book is on the principles and practices of growing radiata pine sustainably. Pinus radiata (radiata pine) is a versatile, fast-growing, medium-density softwood, suitable for a wide range of end-uses.
Agroforestry is a dynamic, ecologically based, natural resources management system that, through the integration of trees on farms and in the agricultural landscape, diversifies and sustains production for increased social, economic and environmental benefits for land users at all levels (ICRAF). These guidelines are an invaluable addition to the agroforestry global agenda.
Review of the implementation of the international plan of action for the conservation and management of sharks
This publication provides the requested review and includes information on National Plans of Action, for the Conservation and Management of Sharks, national fisheries regulations in general and measures applicable to sharks including research, data collection and reporting.
Developed in collaboration with United Nations agencies, civil society and other organizations, the UN challenge badges are intended to raise awareness, educate and motivate young people to change their behaviour and be active agents of change in their local communities. Water over-use and pollution, natural hazards and climate change are some of the issues considered.