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Technical Report
This report was prepared by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) under the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) project "Analysis of Timber Legality Assurance Systems and Good Practices in China and Viet Nam for Sustainable Timber Trade''. This ITTO project was made possible by funding from the Japanese government...
Technical Report
Author:
Phuc
Xuan To
Phuc
Xuan To
Ngo
Sy Hoai
Cao
Xuan Thanh
This report was prepared by the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) under the International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) project "Analysis of Timber Legality Assurance Systems and Good Practices in China and Viet Nam for Sustainable Timber Trade''. This ITTO project was made possible by funding from the Japanese government...
Peer-reviewed Article
In International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation
Author:
Damasa B.
Magcale-Macandog
Ronald C.
Estoque
Masato
Hayashi
Takeo
Tadono
National monitoring of forests is essential for tracking progress towards various global environmental goals, including those of the Kunming-Montreal Global Biodiversity Framework and the Paris Agreement. Inconsistent national definitions of “forest”, however, can complicate the tracking of global progress towards achieving these goals. The FAO’s...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Theoretical and Applied Climatology
Author:
Saurabh Kumar
Gupta
Shruti
Kanga
Gowhar
Meraj
Suraj Kumar
Singh
Forest fires have become a growing concern worldwide, with climate change exacerbating their frequency and intensity. In the Simlipal region of India, forest fires are relatively rare; however, in 2021, significant damage occurred in the buffer area’s forests. Understanding the driving factors behind these events is essential for developing...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Biotropica
Author:
Ryota
Aoyagi
Nobuo
Imai
Kanehiro
Kitayama
Although masting in Southeast Asia is characterized by the interspecific synchronization of reproduction, little is known about the variation in regeneration strategies among sympatric tree species during major masting events. Herein, we examined the hypothesis that non-abundant species achieve greater seed survival per seed production at the pre-...
Technical Report
ITTO Technical Report
ITTO project, PP-A/56-342B "ANALYSIS OF TIMBER LEGALITY ASSURANCE SYSTEMS AND GOOD PRACTICES IN VIET NAM FOR SUSTAINABLE TIMBER TRADE" conducted studies and developed two technical reports: Vietnam’s timber exports to Japan during 2018–2021 with a focus on products made using imported high-risk species. Using risk criteria stipulated by the Vietnam...
Book Chapter
In Vulnerability and Transformation of Indonesian Peatlands
Author:
Motoko
Fujita
Dendy
Haryadi
Ahmad
Muhammad
Tropical peatlands have increasingly been targeted for logging or conversion to plantations in recent years. Tropical peatlands are unique ecosystems rich in biodiversity, but they have not attracted as much researcher attention as tropical forests, for example. There is still limited understanding of the ecological significance of peatland...
Book Chapter
In Vulnerability and Transformation of Indonesian Peatlands
Author:
Motoko
Fujita
Ahmad
Muhammad
Peat swamp forests are one of the unique ecosystems of Southeast Asia. These forests are not only a large carbon stock, but also a refuge for rich biodiversity. To understand the faunal composition and the effect of land-use changes in peat swamp forests, we investigated ground-dwelling mammals and birds using camera traps in a natural peat swamp...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Sustainability
Author:
Shalini
Dhyani
Jayshree
Shukla
Rakesh
Kadaverugu
Rajarshi
Dasgupta
Muktipada
Panda
Sudip Kumar
Kundu
Harini
Santhanam
Paras R.
Pujari
Shizuka
Hashimoto
In recent times, environmental stewardship of mangroves has provided the impetus to protect and restore these ecosystems for their inherent ability to protect coastal regions from climate change, sequester carbon dioxide as rich blue carbon, and support human well-being through a multitude of ecosystem services. Participatory stakeholder assessment...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Land
Author:
Nityaranjan
Nath
Dhrubajyoti
Sahariah
Gowhar
Meraj
Jatan
Debnath
Durlov
Lahon
Kesar
Chand
Majid
Farooq
Pankaj
Chandan
Suraj Kumar
Singh
Shruti
Kanga
The Kaziranga Eco-Sensitive Zone is located on the edge of the Eastern Himalayan biodiversity hotspot region. In 1985, the Kaziranga National Park (KNP) was declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Nowadays, anthropogenic interference has created a significant negative impact on this national park. As a result, the area under natural habitat is...