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Sustainable development of Switzerland's forests
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Nature Conservation and Forestry - Important Elements of Finnish Environmental Policy
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Carbon payback times for crop-based biofuel expansion in the tropics: the effects of changing yield and technology
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Forest quality in the southwest of Mexico City
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Sustainable Forest Management in Austria 2008
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Forest Policy 2020
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Firewood Production Project to Meet Local Energy Needs
Italy is the world's largest importer of firewood (ISPRA Report 97/2009), maining from eastern European countries. At the same time, the abandonment of the country's coppice woods is having a negative impact in environmental, landscape and socio-economic terms. In Budoia practically the only available wood on the market for private use is imported while the surrounding cuttable stands are no longer being tended. Forestry and woodcutting must be reinstated and a local supply chain for energy-producing firewood created.
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From timber construction to hay wraps - Besides natural resources people's skills and commitment are the Alps' real wealth
Deploring the exodus of the population and the proliferation of tourism, and doing nothing about it, is one approach; the other, far more constructive solution is to show how money can be earned, and secure jobs created, using the resources available locally.
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The forestry sector in regional policy
Around 50 experts, mostly from the forestry sector, took part in the two-day workshop on regional policy held in Brig/CH on 29 and 30 March. The event, which was held in French and German as part of the series of workshops entitled "Getting Knowledge Across - Networking People", was attended by participants from France, Germany and Switzerland.
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Strengthening mountain forests
The Interreg IIIC project Network Mountain Forest (NMF), which was launched in 2003, has come to a close with the signing in Lindau/D on 29 October 2007 of a Memorandum aimed at strengthening mountain forests in Europe.
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