The hallmark of sustainable forestry, from a purely ecological perspective, is the extent to which forestry practices mimics natural patterns of disturbance and regeneration. Sustainable forestry balances the needs of the environment, wildlife, and forest communities—supporting decent incomes while conserving our forests for future generations.
Why is forest sustainability important? The world needs forests. They clean the air we breathe and filter the water we drink. They give us the resources to build our homes and provide many essential day-to-day products. Forests also play a vital role as a natural carbon-capture mechanism.
September 8, 2016 Skip to the end of the images gallery Tree seedling in forest Skip to the beginning of the images gallery What is sustainable forestry? "Sustainable" means to maintain, continue, and keep, while "forestry" is the science and art of managing forests.
Sustainable forestry belongs to highly responsible and thoughtful strategies in forest farming since it preserves forest heritage for years to come. Forests are an invaluable resource, providing oxygen for breathing, habitats for unique species, and a chance for people to earn a living.
Sustainable forest management Sustainable forest management balances local socioeconomic, cultural, and ecological needs and constraints. Sustainable forest management (SFM) is the management of forests according to the principles of sustainable development.
Sustainable forestry, or sustainable forest management, is the practice of managing forests to meet current needs and desires of society for forest resources, ie, products, services, and values, without compromising the availability of these for future generations.
Description Sustainable Development Goal 15 aims to “protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and...
Sustainable forest management offers a holistic approach to ensure forest activities deliver social, environmental and economic benefits, balance competing needs and maintain and enhance forest functions now and in the future.