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Assessing and Mapping Forest Landscape Quality in China

Jiangzhou Wu, Yongde Zhong, Jinyang Deng
2019 Forests  
Furthermore, there is a relatively low correlation between the total forest area and the area of high-quality forest landscape.  ...  An assessment of forest landscape quality (FLQ) could reflect the distribution of landscape resources, hence identifying the hotpots and areas with high visual quality and protection values.  ...  Thanks to Susanne Becken from the Griffith Institute for Tourism for her good comments on the paper, and Dali Li and Bin Chu for their assistance in data collection.  ... 
doi:10.3390/f10080684 fatcat:qghlhaq47ffgzgf3nrmvdl7l6e

Effects of industrial plantations on ecosystem services and livelihoods: Perspectives of rural communities in China

D. D'Amato, M. Rekola, M. Wan, D. Cai, A. Toppinen
2017 Land Use Policy  
This interview-based study, conducted in southern China, aims at assessing the perspectives of local communities of: 1) the effects of Eucalyptus industrial plantations on selected ecosystem services and  ...  This paper addresses the current research void on local community views of changes in ecosystem services associated with rapid land use transformation in the context of plantation-based forestry.  ...  Acknowledgements We wish to thank the interviewees that participated in this study. Financial support from Academy of Finland grant 265593 is gratefully acknowledged.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.landusepol.2017.01.044 fatcat:lz6xakxhvjcqbejtuvvrwz2hgq

The ecosystem services approach in corporate sustainability: results from industrial plantation forestry in China

Dalia D'Amato
2016 Dissertationes Forestales  
Further operationalisation of the ecosystem services approach into corporate sustainability would require a more systematic assessment and comparison of the relations between relevant business sectors  ...  The topic is analysed in the context of extensive plantation forestry in the emerging economy of China.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS I am truly grateful to, and I wish to thank the following people: My supervisors, Anne Toppinen and Mika Rekola, for having believed in me, and for their professional support and warm  ... 
doi:10.14214/df.221 fatcat:w7hgnljswzf3lggzf4zcyynjxq

Empirical Analysis on the Practical Feasibility of Timber Legality Verification Work in China

Jianquan Li, Shaozhi Chen
2015 Open Journal of Political Science  
The results of the authors' research show that strict forest logging quota management means the risk of illegally logging in China is relatively low, that legality verification in China can meet the international  ...  Based on the authors' long-term experience and accumulated knowledge, as well as extensive field investigation, this article offers a range of observations.  ...  Materials and Sources Data Sources The comparison between China trade in forest products and that of the rest of the world made use of relevant data published by FAO Forestry Trade Database.  ... 
doi:10.4236/ojps.2015.53018 fatcat:7e4qwxni5rbblmsgwu32drshkq

An Assessment of Stumpage Price and the Price Index of Chinese Fir Timber Forests in Southern China Using a Hedonic Price Model

Hong Chen, Zhongsheng He, Wei Hong, Jinfu Liu
2020 Forests  
Materials and Methods: Data on 928 sales of Chinese fir timber forests transacted between 2007 and 2016 were gathered from the stumpage markets in Southern China.  ...  Research Highlights: Stumpage price is the most important factor affecting the value of forests.  ...  The funders had no role in the design of the study; in the collection, analyses, or interpretation of data; in the writing of the manuscript, or in the decision to publish the results.  ... 
doi:10.3390/f11040436 fatcat:tlf6frnyznes5dswsaplu3bvum

An Openness Of Government Website Content Using Text Analysis Method

2019 International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology  
The validation of website content information measurement in this research is Kutai Kartanegara (Kukar) District Government, Kukar has 110 units of Local Government Work Unit and 76 has website to disseminate  ...  In the text analysis of this research website, Indonesia Act. No.14/2008 on public information openness becomes the benchmark.  ...  DeLone and McLean (1992) researched the success of information systems, one component of which is the quality of information. The criteria for obtaining an assessment are taken from Act.  ... 
doi:10.35940/ijeat.e1214.0585c19 fatcat:2prik7hlobac3mq5iqb3tnffeq

Greenhouse Gas Inventory Accounting for Chinese Cities: A Preliminary Study

Ruixi Zhao, Yan Li
2016 International Review for Spatial Planning and Sustainable Development  
As one of the largest GHG emitters in the world, China aims to reduce CO2 emissions per unit of GDP to 60 to 65 percent below 2005 levels by 2030.  ...  Ministry of Environment (Japanese Ministry of Environment, 2010) and a method from recent academic research on CO2 emissions in the Chinese iron and steel industry (Zhao, Y.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This work was supported by grants from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (KAKENHI No. 26420634).  ... 
doi:10.14246/irspsd.4.4_88 fatcat:sd6mcud4cjgi7cnaofvdzjhthy

Sawn timber recovery optimization in primary industry from legality aspect

Umar Atik, Mahawan Karuniasa, Yuki Wardhana, H. Herdiansyah, A. Sodri
2020 E3S Web of Conferences  
The research was conducted using literature studies, descriptive analysis and comparative analysis of secondary data and regulations related to SVLK.  ...  Scope of SVLK audit covers from upstream to downstream forest governance, one of which is sawmill industry. Fulfilling the legality aspect of sawmill industry is mandatory in SVLK.  ...  We also thank two reviewers and the editor of this article whose comments and suggestions improved the quality and relevance of the paper.  ... 
doi:10.1051/e3sconf/202021105006 fatcat:egyhht67ubap3k62ze5fask63y

The Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on the Environment

Benita Kristi Firmalasari, Resa Rasyidah
2020 WIMAYA  
Of course, considering that this pandemic is still ongoing, it is hoped that this paper can be the start of research and can be used as a stepping stone for further research.  ...  This paper aims to describe the environmental diplomacy and international cooperation efforts undertaken by the Indonesian government to address these problems.  ...  Sinta Saptarina Soemiarni (the Director for Performance Assessment of Hazardous and Non-B3 Waste Management, Ministry of Environment and Forestry) also stated that the government would build 32 medical  ... 
doi:10.33005/wimaya.v1i02.33 fatcat:o6l7eobinbh5rno2lw3gkaghry

Changes in ecosystem services and an analysis of driving factors for China's Natural Forest Conservation Program

Longsheng Huang, Bing Wang, Xiang Niu, Peng Gao, Qingfeng Song
2019 Ecology and Evolution  
method for the NFCP to analyze the implications of the NFCP on ecosystem services combined with multi-source data coupling.  ...  The social and economic problems will be transient with implementation of the NFCP, and the structural changes in forestry and agriculture may eventually benefit the forestry workers and other stakeholders  ...  on the unit of the forestry bureau in the NFCP area.  ... 
doi:10.1002/ece3.4925 pmid:31015960 pmcid:PMC6467844 fatcat:smahhbx35reqfjj34whrtugsou

Spatiotemporal Changes and Obstacle Factors of Forest Ecological Security in China: A Provincial-Level Analysis

Honghong Yu, Jiameng Yang, Mengyuan Qiu, Zhiyong (John) Liu
2021 Forests  
Based on the Pressure-State-Response (PSR) model, this paper constructed a comprehensive evaluation index system for forest ecological security and used the CRITIC method and panel data to estimate the  ...  dynamic changes in FES for 31 provinces in China (excluding Hong Kong, Macao, and Taiwan) between 2009 and 2018.  ...  Forests 2021, 12, 1526 7 of 17 Data Sources Data used in this study were obtained from China Forestry and Grassland Statistical Yearbook (2009-2018) and China Statistical Yearbook (2010-2019).  ... 
doi:10.3390/f12111526 fatcat:aawzkey55rh57mhxju4eon2kx4

Desertification: China provides a solution toa global challenge

Yingshuang BAO, Leilei CHENG, Yanfeng BAO, Liu YANG, Lina JIANG, Chao LONG, Zhe KONG, Peng PENG, Jun XIAO, Qi LU
2017 Frontiers of Agricultural Science and Engineering  
As a stubborn world problem, focused on by the United Nations 2030 sustainable development goal 15.3, China aims to combat desertification by implementing the "eight-column fourbeam" strategy, and also  ...  This includes the development of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification protocol, unified global compliance and compliance metrics; building a global observation network, and monitoring  ...  This article does not contain any studies with human or animal subjects performed by any of the authors.  ... 
doi:10.15302/j-fase-2017187 fatcat:lse2wjl7pfgbhcv2ay4h7krp5q

When China opens to the world: A study of transnational higher education in Zhejiang, China

Ka Ho Mok, Xiaozhou Xu
2008 Asia Pacific Education Review  
Responding to the the challenges of globalization, the Chinese government has opened up the education market by allowing overseas universities to offer programmes on the mainland.  ...  lines of marketization, privatization and decentralization.  ...  Apparently, the notion of "profit making" by transnational education in China is very different from the experiences of other overseas institutions in Australia, the United States, and the United Kingdom  ... 
doi:10.1007/bf03025658 fatcat:74bvl6c3szgxzae2tj3iqurw3e

Forest Company Dependencies and Impacts on Ecosystem Services: Expert Perceptions from China

Minli Wan, Dalia D'Amato, Anne Toppinen, Mika Rekola
2017 Forests  
However, limited systematic knowledge exists on the interactions between forest industries and natural ecosystems.  ...  We thus investigated the role of ecosystem services in the context of China's forest sector. A qualitative research approach was used to elicit company external expert viewpoints on the topic.  ...  We would also like to thank all of the experts interviewed in China and the Nanjing Forestry University who provided practical assistance with these interviews.  ... 
doi:10.3390/f8040134 fatcat:cjh35elsuvgvjbp2eyv3tkwwza

Forests' First Decade: A Bibliometric Analysis Overview

Juan Uribe-Toril, José Ruiz-Real, Julia Haba-Osca, Jaime de Pablo Valenciano
2019 Forests  
Therefore, the purpose of this research for the special issue A Decade of Forests Open Access Publishing is to present a whole bibliometric overview of the journal and highlight the state of the art of  ...  Forests is a Swiss open access journal in the field of forestry and forest ecology founded in 2010. Currently, the journal celebrates its 10th anniversary.  ...  Funding: This research received no external funding. Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/f10010072 fatcat:kgwzkm5jynhqrnavd7jhjywsw4
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