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community

Overview page. Subjects: Social Sciences — Arts and Humanities.

Many sociological and anthropological definitions exist, but most tend to privilege some combination of small-scale, relative boundedness, strong affective ties, traditionalism, and...

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wave energy for isolated communities

Helen Roby.

in A Supplementary Dictionary of Renewable Energy and Sustainability

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability. 156 words.

The management of intermittent demand for and supply of power on the grid system in isolated communities. In isolated communities

community heating

Helen Roby.

in A Supplementary Dictionary of Renewable Energy and Sustainability

P ublished online January 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability. 120 words.

The centralized provision of water for heating from heat sources such as central boilers, refuse incinerators, or power stations. The

Effects of red deer exclusion on the corticolous and terricolous cryptogam community of Atlantic woodland

O. Moore and M. J. Crawley.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

December 2014; p ublished online June 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 7686 words.

Deer exclosures are often used to encourage woodland regeneration in the Scottish Highlands. However, dense sapling growth, in the absence of red deer (Cervus elaphus), within exclosures...

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Vegetation and bird community dynamics in fragmented coppice forests

M. Deconchat and G. Balent.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 0 words.

Richness and composition of plant and bird communities were used to evaluate the importance of seven within‐forest factors on biodiversity in fragmented coppice forests in south‐western...

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Economic Impacts of the Shortleaf-Bluestem Community Restoration Project

Anusha Shrestha and Sayeed R Mehmood.

in Journal of Forestry

November 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Forestry and Silviculture. 6033 words.

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Ecological restoration is currently a priority for national forests in the United States. However, the ecological benefits of such projects have been...

Local vs official criteria and indicators for evaluating community forest management

Ridish K. Pokharel and Helle O. Larsen.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

April 2007; p ublished online April 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 3916 words.

Processes to develop criteria and indicators (C and I) for sustainable forest management are often expert driven. Although the long-term objective of the Nepalese forest policy is...

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Socio-economic status of boreal communities in Canada

Mike N. Patriquin, John R. Parkins and Richard C. Stedman.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

July 2007; p ublished online June 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 5666 words.

The boreal forest region contains nearly 20 per cent of the world's forest resources. Canada contains ∼30 per cent of the world's boreal forest and the future of Canada's boreal region has...

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Professionals' perspectives: exploring the occupational and organizational psychology of community–agency interactions in forest fire management

Stanley T. Asah.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

October 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 8050 words.

Researchers exploring the challenges of public intolerance for forest fires in the US predominantly focus on non-managers. Forest fire managers have unique perspectives on public...

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Procurement Contracting and Forest Communities: Factors Affecting Local Business Utilization in the Inland Northwest

Chelsea P McIver, Alexander L Metcalf and Erik C Berg.

in Journal of Forestry

September 2018; p ublished online August 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Forestry and Silviculture. 6478 words.

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Economic conditions in rural communities adjacent to large tracts of public land are disproportionately affected by federal land-use decisions. Policy...

Winter bird community differences among methods of bottomland hardwood forest restoration: results after seven growing seasons

Paul B. Hamel.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 0 words.

Forest community restoration in the primarily agricultural landscape of the Lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley (LMAV), USA, has been initiated for recreational, economic and biological...

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Long-term ecology of native pinewood communities in East Glen Affric, Scotland

Cynthia A. Froyd and Keith D. Bennett.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

July 2006; p ublished online May 2006 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 4812 words.

Fossil pollen, stomata and charcoal were examined from a lake sedimentary sequence in the Glen Affric National Nature Reserve, one of the largest areas of remnant native pine woodland in...

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Forest dependence and community well-being in rural Canada: a longitudinal analysis

Richard C. Stedman, Mike N. Patriquin and John R. Parkins.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

October 2011; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 6272 words.

The well-being of people living in forest-dependent communities has been studied extensively, but little research has explored how this relationship has changed over time. Some theories...

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Mature non-native plantations complement native forests in bird communities: canopy and understory effects on avian habitat preferences

Javier Rodríguez-Pérez, José M Herrera and Juan Arizaga.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

April 2018; p ublished online January 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 5907 words.

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The habitat composition of mature non-native plantations may provide a different set of resources to that of native forests, and these differences may...

Water availability influences arthropod water demand, hydration and community composition on urban trees

Kevin E McCluney, Thomas George and Steven D Frank.

in Journal of Urban Ecology

P ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability; Ecology and Conservation; Management of Land and Natural Resources (Social Science); Social Impact of Environmental Issues (Social Science). 4089 words.

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The drive for animals to regulate their water content can have significant consequences for food webs in xeric ecosystems. But the importance of...

Logging Pattern and Landscape Change in Southern Mexico: Identifying Potential Weaknesses and Strengthening Conservation in Community-Based Management Programs through Landscape Analysis

J A Ascanio-Lárraga, J L León-Cortés, M A Castillo-Santiago and E Ramírez-Segura.

in Journal of Forestry

November 2018; p ublished online September 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry; Forestry and Silviculture. 5981 words.

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The assessment of landscape dynamic changes under community-based management schemes represents a key step to assess the viability of alternative...

Response of herbaceous plant community diversity and composition to overstorey harvest within riparian management zones in Northern Hardwoods

Eric K. Zenner, Michelle A. Martin, Brian J. Palik, Jerilynn E. Peck and Charles R. Blinn.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

January 2013; p ublished online September 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 4645 words.

Partial timber harvest within riparian management zones (RMZs) may permit active management of riparian forests while protecting stream ecosystems, but impacts on herbaceous communities are...

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Linking quality of life and forest values in rural areas: an exploratory study of stakeholder perspectives in the rural community of Konitsa, Greece

K. Papageorgiou, K. Kassioumis, V. Blioumis and Ath. Christodoulou.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

December 2005; p ublished online October 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 7242 words.

This study attempts to identify and associate the perceived forest and rural quality of life values that people hold in rural areas in order to form a basis for improving forest management...

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Comparing a top-down and bottom-up approach in the identification of criteria and indicators for sustainable community forest management in Nepal

Chiranjeewee Khadka and Harald Vacik.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

January 2012; p ublished online January 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 7879 words.

Policy makers, scientists and civil society are involved in the development of criteria and indicators for sustainable forest management (SFM), reflecting the growing worldwide demand for...

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A community and population perspective of the possible role of grazing in determining the ground flora of ancient woodlands

A.R. Watkinson, A.E. Riding and N.R. Cowie.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 0 words.

The ground flora in ancient woodlands is affected by a wide range of factors at a range of scales. In an analysis of 495 sites of ancient woodland throughout Great Britain, regional trends...

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Still going strong, community forests in Sweden

L Carlsson.

in Forestry: An International Journal of Forest Research

January 1999; p ublished online January 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Conservation of the Environment (Environmental Science); Environmental Sustainability; Plant Sciences and Forestry. 0 words.

The Swedish forest commons have survived for more than one hundred years; no deforestation has been observed and the total amount of biomass is increasing. The forests are regarded by...

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