Wednesday, May 31, 2006

Sustainble Forest Management: A Long Way from Tipperary

The International Tropical Timber Organization (ITTO) survey indicates only 5% of tropical forest is managed sustainably.  The trend over the last two decades, however, is in the right direction.  Sustainably managed forest has increased from 1 million hectares to 36 million hectares since 1988.  ITTO experts are meeting in Mérida, Mexico this week to discuss how countries can make sustainable forest management a reality.

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