|National Council for Science and the Environment, CRS Report- "Carbon Sequestration in Forests" 29-Mar-2007. PDF.|
|National Commission on Science for Sustainable Forestry "Considerations in the Selection and Use of Indicators for Sustaining Forests" reflects the lessons learned from participants at a “Thinktank” workshop. The report discusses the importance of 8 guidelines to help select indicators for sustainable forestry across the nation. Aug 2007. PDF.|
|National Commission on Science for Sustainable Forestry "Conserving Biodiversity Through Sustainable Forestry: A Guide To Applying NCSSF Research" Sept 2007. PDF.|
|International Institute for Environment and Development.
Forest and Land Use Page. Good listing of Reports.
|European Tropical Forest Research Network
"Financing Sustainable Forest Management"
|National Forest Restoration Collaborative "The Implications of Climate Change for Conservation, Restoration, and Management of National Forest Lands" is based on a review of key scientific literature on climate change and forests, in particular those aspects that appear to have the most relevance for management and policy related to national forests in the United States.|
|Forestry Carbon Standards 2008.
A study of four leading forestry project standards from the voluntary carbon market, published by Carbon Positive.
|Conservation Biology Institute. Forest Conservation projects and reports.|
|"Widespread Increase of Tree Mortality Rates in the Western United States" Science 23 January 2009: Vol. 323. no. 5913, pp. 521 - 524.|
|"Green Carbon:The Role of Natural Forests in Carbon Storage" Australian National University, 2008. PDF.|
|"Carbon, Forests and People: Towards the integrated management of carbon sequestration, the environment and sustainable livelihoods" United Nations Environment Programme, 2002. PDF.|
|"Trees in the Greenhouse: Why Climate Change is Transforming the Forest Products Business" While there are risks for the forest products industry, it largely stands to gain from efforts to address global warming due to new opportunities for sustainable forestry. World Resources Institute, June, 2008.|
|"Implications of Climate Change for Conservation, Restoration and Management of National Forest Lands" September 2008. This paper summarizes key scientific literature on climate change and forests, focusing on policy and management options for the future. Published by Defenders of Wildlife and the National Forest Restoration Collaborative.|
|Sustainable Forest Products Industry, Carbon and Climate Change – Key Messages for Policy-Makers (2007 Update) This publication calls for public policies that make the best use of the forestry sector’s carbon profile and carbon cycle. It proposes six key points that those responsible for devising forestry and carbon policies need to know, and it highlights the carbon opportunities and challenges facing the sector. World Business Council for Sustainable Development, Sept 2007.|
|"Adaptation of Forests and People to Climate Change – A Global Assessment Report". International Union of Forest Research Organizations- UN. The report is the first product of the Global Forest Expert Panels of the Collaborative Partnership on Forests (CPF) and presents the state-of- knowledge about the impacts of climate change on forests and people and options for adaptation. Study Warns that Forests are at Risk of Becoming Net Sources of Carbon Instead of Net Sinks. April 2009.|
|The human footprint touches upon 83 percent of Earth’s land surface.
Columbia U and WCS
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