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By J. Richardson, R. Björheden, P. Hakkila, A.T. Lowe, C.T. Smith

Bioenergy from Sustainable Forestry synthesizes details had to layout or enforce sustainable wooded area administration structures for construction of biomass for strength together with different wooded area items. it really is prepared round the standards for sustainable wooded area administration: productiveness, setting, social matters, economics, and felony and institutional framework. greater than 25 overseas specialists from 10 nations have introduced jointly on hand ecological, actual, operational, social and financial info and pointed out gaps in wisdom relating to biomass creation and harvesting platforms. this can be the 1st time that such complete info has been introduced jointly less than one conceal, utilizing an built-in, holistic strategy. Guiding ideas and cutting-edge wisdom are emphasised. The publication will permit woodland source managers and planners to guage the facility of particular woodland areas to sustainably meet bioenergy construction calls for.

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Assessment of sustainability is based on the use of Criteria and Indicators of forest sustainability, and has led to the implementation of Adaptive Forest Management strategies and to the certification of management systems and forest products. Recent global events affecting the energy sector are raising public awareness of biomass for energy production, particularly the environmental advantages of bioenergy as applied to the issue of global warming. Bioenergy production relates closely to issues of sustaining forest cover, slowing deforestation, regenerating natural forests, engaging in intensive forest management generally, and improving management of agricultural and rangeland soils.

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