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Biodiversity in plantation forests

Ian F. Spellerberg

Biodiversity in plantation forests

increasing levels and maintaining standards

by Ian F. Spellerberg

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Published by Centre for Environmental Sciences. University of Southampton in Southampton .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementa report to the Forestry Authority, UK by Ian F. Spellerberg and John W.D. Sawyer.
ContributionsSawyer, John W. D., Great Britain. Forestry Authority.
The Physical Object
Pagination209p.
Number of Pages209
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19958462M

Journal of Biodiversity Management & Forestry is a peer-reviewed scholarly online journal and aims to publish the most complete and reliable source of information on the discoveries and current developments in the mode of original articles, review articles, case reports, short communications, etc. in all major themes pertaining to biodiversity & forest management and . The resulting BIOFOREST project was a large-scale project running from to with the aim of providing much-needed basic information on biodiversity in Irish plantation forests. The focus of this research was to illustrate the effects of different aspects of management on biodiversity within forests, from the planning stage through to.

Chapter Matrix Management in Plantation Landscapes PART III. Case Studies in Developing Multiscaled Plans for Biodiversity Conservation Chapter Case Study 1: Northern, California and Mexican Spotted Owls Chapter Case Study 2: Leadbeater's Possum and Biodiversity Conservation in Mountain Ash Forests Chapter   1. Plantation Forests: Global Perspectives 2. Quantifying and Valuing Goods and Services Provided by Plantation Forests 3. Managing Forest Plantations for Carbon Sequestration Today and in the Future 4. Planted Forests and Water 5. Silvicultural Options to Enhance and Use Forest Plantation Biodiversity 6.

Palm oil is the most widely traded vegetable oil globally, with demand projected to increase substantially in the future. Almost all oil palm grows in areas that were once tropical moist forests, some of them quite recently. The conversion to date, and future expansion, threatens biodiversity and increases greenhouse gas emissions. Today, consumer pressure is pushing companies Cited by: biodiversity risks favouring reductionist policies, which reduce forests to mere tree cover or carbon stocks (or even intended tree cover) – regardless of whether the trees are part of a diverse living ecosystem, a monoculture tree plantation, or even aFile Size: KB.


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However, the lower levels of biodiversity commonly reported in plantation forests may, in part, be due to the fact that most of these plantations are comprised of exotic or non-native species. Losses of natural and semi-natural forests, mostly to agriculture, are a significant concern for biodiversity.

Against this trend, the area of intensively managed plantation forests increases, and there is much debate about the implications for biodiversity.

We provide a comprehensive review of the function of plantation forests as habitat compared with other land Cited by: (Topics in Biodiversity and Conservation) on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders Plantation Forests and Biodiversity: Oxymoron or Opportunity.

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these plantation forests to stressors, and require less management intervention (Paquette and Messier ). In this paper we structure our appraisal of climate change impacts on biodiversity in plantation forests into two broad themes. Firstly we summarise the potential abiotic andCited by: Identifying practical indicators of biodiversity for stand-level management of plantation forests; Smith.- Options for biodiversity conservation in managed forest landscapes of multiple ownerships in Oregon and Washington, USA; Suzuki.- Impact of four silvicultural systems on birds in the Belgian Ardenne: implications for biodiversity in.

This book brings together a selection of original research articles that address biodiversity and conservation in plantation forests. Although such forests are perhaps the ‘poor cousins’ of the species richer natural and semi-natural forests, they can still make a significant contribution to biodiversity conservation.

There are over million ha of plantation forests around the world. They supply about one-third of wood used for industrial purposes, mainly building and : Philip West. Roger R.B. Leakey, in Multifunctional Agriculture, Biodiversity Conservation.

All agroforestry systems are more diverse than crop or forest plantation monocultures, while some, such as the complex agroforests of Southeast Asia, are nearly as diverse as natural forests (Thiollay, ).But, importantly, agroforestry also helps to conserve plant and animal biodiversity by.

• to provide a brief review of the value of plantation forests as habitat, compared with natural forests and other, mainly agricultural, land uses, • to examine eVects of plantation forests on biodiversity at the landscape scale, • to place in context the diVerent types of plantation forests and thereby clarify the situa.

1 Plantation forests and biodiversity: Oxymoron or opportunity. Forests form the natural vegetation over much of the Earth’s land, and they are critical for the survival of innumerable organisms. The ongoing loss of natural forests, which in some regions may have taken many millennia to develop, is one of the main reasons for the decline of Pages:   This is the first book to examine explicitly the non-timber goods and services provided by plantation forests, including soil, water and biodiversity conservation, as well as carbon sequestration and the provision of local by: This is the first book to examine explicitly the non-timber goods and services provided by plantation forests, including soil, water and biodiversity conservation, as well as carbon sequestration and the provision of local livelihoods.

Book Description. Plantation forests often have a negative image. They are typically assumed to be poor substitutes for natural forests, particularly in terms of biodiversity conservation, carbon storage, provision of clean drinking water and other non-timber goods and services. Free 2-day shipping.

Buy Topics in Biodiversity and Conservation: Plantation Forests and Biodiversity: Oxymoron or Opportunity. (Paperback) at Tropical forests are a key component of the Earth system covering about million km 2 of the terrestrial surface and containing 34% of the carbon stored in vegetation worldwide [].Tropical forests thus provide many ecological benefits, including provision of renewable raw materials and energy, maintenance of biodiversity, protection of soil and water resources, and regulation of Cited by:   Biodiversity loss from deforestation may be partly offset by the expansion of secondary forests and plantation forestry in the tropics.

However, our current knowledge of the value of these habitats for biodiversity conservation is limited to very few taxa, and many studies are severely confounded by methodological by: Opportunities for biodiversity enhancement in plantation forests reasons and objectives for establishing plantations.

T hese include am enity and landscape as w ell as planting for gam e m anagem ent and establishm ent of native woodlands. However, by far the greater number of plantations has been established to supply. A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Ecosystem goods and services from plantation forests / edited by Jürgen Bauhus, Peter van der Meer, and Markku Kanninen.

Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN (hardback) 1. This book describes the scientific principles that are used throughout the world to ensure the rapid, healthy growth of forest plantations. As the population of the world increases so does the amount of wood people use.

Large areas of natural forests are. Frogs can survive in oil palm plantations, but at the cost of diversity of species — and the impact can radiate out deep into neighboring forest ecosystems, according to.

Biodiversity Conservation in Plantation Forests Overseas. Indonesia has the third largest area of rainforest in the world, however, it is said that aroundhectares of forest are lost each year due to such factors as illegal logging and forest fires.Get this from a library!

Plantation forests and biodiversity: oxymoron or opportunity?. [Eckehard G Brockerhoff; John A Parrotta;] -- This book brings together a selection of original studies submitted to "Biodiversity and Conservation" that address biodiversity and conservation in Europe.

Europe is certainly the most intensively.Forests are among the most important providers of ecosystem services [].Forests are home to more than half of the known terrestrial plant and animal species [], and deforestation is the major cause of biodiversity loss [3,4].Since the global annual rate of natural forest loss is % [] and appears difficult to reverse, plantation forests may sometimes be a “ lesser evil ” compared to Cited by: 1.