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Deforestation in Viet Nam

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Deforestation in Viet Nam reports on a innovative and timely study by a team of Vietnamese and Canadian researchers. It presents a labourious historical analysis of the smallest changes affecting soil use, forest cover, population, and political and socioeconomic characteristics.

Fundamental and instrumental causes.

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The fundamental general causes of deforestation in Viet Nam are demographic growth; economic growth; an increasing demand for food and export crops; and an increasing demand for forest products — primarily wood for the pulp and paper industry, for construction, and for fuel.

The Online Books Page Deforestation in Viet Nam. Title: Deforestation in Viet Nam: Author: Koninck, Rodolphe de: Link: Forests and forestry -- Vietnam: Subject: Deforestation -- Vietnam: Call number: SDV54 K Other copies: Look for editions of this book at your library, or elsewhere.

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Abstract: From toa research project was carried out in Vietnam vietnam Subject Category: Geographic Entities see more details to identify, measure and analyse the causes of deforestation deforestation Subject Category: MiscellaneousCited by: Traduction de: Recul de la forêt au Viet Nam. Description: 1 online resource (1 texte électronique (vii, p.)): illustrations, cartes, fichiers HTMl: Other Titles: Recul de la forêt au Viet Nam.

Deforestation in Vietnam: Responsibility: Rodolphe De Koninck. Deforestation in Viet Nam. Ottawa, Ont: International Development Research Centre. MLA Citation. Koninck, Rodolphe de. and International Development Research Centre (Canada). Deforestation in Viet Nam / Rodolphe de Koninck International Development Research Centre Ottawa, Ont Australian/Harvard Deforestation in Viet Nam book.

Koninck, Rodolphe de. under the title Le recul de laforet au Viet Nam. The present book is a translation, by its own author, of the original French version. Entitled The Forest Challenge in Viet Nam, the research project pursued 4 DEFORESTATION IN VIET NAM (Collins ). Often growing on poor soils, the tropical rain forests draw an.

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Published in Vajpeyi, D.K. (ed.) () Deforestation, Environment, and Sustainable Development: A Comparative Analysis. Praeger: Westport, Connecticut and London, pp. – By Chris Lang. Since the beginning of the colonial period in the mid-nineteenth century, the area of forest in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia has declined, at times rapidly, at other times.

These last years the deforestation in Vietnam has skyrocketed. The disappearance of forest is often correlated to the construction of infrastructure projects like road, bridges and dams, which facilitate easier access to other forested areas.

Deforestation leads to other consequences such as the fragmentation of natural spaces and animal poaching. Deforestation has long been recognized as a major environmental problem in Vietnam.

According to a report conducted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Vietnam has the second highest rate of deforestation of primary forests in the world, second only to Nigeria. Deforestation in Viet Nam reports on a innovative andtimely study by a team of Vietnamese and Canadian researchers.

It presents a labourious historical analysis of the smallest changes affecting soil use, forest cover, population, and political and socioeconomic characteristics. Climate change is a pressing global issue and it negatively affects many developing countries, including Vietnam.

To help Vietnam effectively respond to this pressing challenge, the country has recently introduced a major program for reducing carbon emissions arising from deforestation and forest degradation, fostering conservation, managing forests sustainably, and enhancing Cited by: Deforestation in Viet Nam.

Ottawa, ON: International Development Research Centre, © (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Rodolphe de Koninck; International Development Research Centre (Canada).

Deforestation, Environment, and Sustainable Development: A Comparative Analysis China, Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia, Thailand, Latin America, Nigeria, Democratic Republic of Congo and Israel. The book was compiled in using both historical data and recent studies to document the changes in global forest health, its impact on the 4/5(1).

Plastic bag pollution continues unabated in Vietnam; Many Vietnam's cities will be submerged due to climate change: official; Deforestation in Vietnam is condoned by authorities: official; Ho Chi Minh City hopes to become greener with less energy use. Biomass and land use carbon emissions data for Viet Nam "Tree cover threshold" is used for defining the tree cover area.

For example, 75% includes only areas with more than 75% tree cover, whereas 10% includes all areas with more than 10% tree cover. 75% tree cover reflects a. Best Books on Vietnam The best books about Vietnam as a country, not just the Vietnam War. All Votes Add Books To This List.

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Deforestation in Vietnam. Jump to navigation Jump to search. According to a report conducted by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), Vietnam has the second highest rate of deforestation of primary forests in the world, second only to as: Amazon, Brazil, Canada (British.

Vietnam’s forests on the upswing after years of recovery Almost five decades since attacks on Vietnam’s southern forests hit its peak inVietnam. Deforestation is the cutting down of a forest for human activities.

Once the trees are removed, the land turns into a non-forest area, which is generally used for agriculture. Usually deforestation comes to meet the greater need for food and wood, resulting from the growing population.

Filed under: Deforestation -- Vietnam. Deforestation in Viet Nam, by Rodolphe de Koninck (PDF and HTML with commentary at ) Items below (if any) are from related and broader terms. Filed under: Forest fires -- Juvenile fiction.

Downloadable (with restrictions). Climate change is a pressing global issue and it negatively affects many developing countries, including Vietnam.

To help Vietnam effectively respond to this pressing challenge, the country has recently introduced a major program for reducing carbon emissions arising from deforestation and forest degradation, fostering conservation, Cited by:   Dan Drollette, Jr.

is the author of the book Gold Rush in the Jungle: The Race to Discover and Defend the Rarest Animals of Vietnam's "Lost World" and held a Fulbright Postgraduate Traveling Fellowship to Australia.

Deforestation is a global issue and is prevalent throughout the geographic range of many primate species. Although deforestation has occurred for tens of thousands of years, deforestation Author: Sarah Boyle.

Deforestation in the rest of the tropics continues, and the rate overall for the tropics is still about 9 million hectares per year.

This rate is offset to some extent by increases in planted forests or plantations, for example in Brazil, India, and Vietnam. The goal of this article(1) is to sketch a historical portrait of the evolution of Vietnamese forests.

Only a better understanding of the factors behind deforestation and of efforts at reforestation can allow the serious student to appreciate their combined impact and to gain a clearer picture of the state of Vietnamese forests today.

Approximately 72% of Vietnam’s forested area are still publicly owned. Deforestation in Vietnam is largely driven by infrastructure improvements to support a rapidly developing economy, and to make room for agricultural cultivation to support rural populations, which make up % of the country.

Illegal logging continues to be a problem as well. Vietnam, officially the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is the easternmost country on the Indochina an estimated million inhabitants as ofit is the 15th most populous country in the world.

Vietnam is bordered by China to the north, Laos and Cambodia to the west, part of Thailand to the southwest, and the Philippines, Malaysia, and Indonesia across the.

Vietnam, in the ongoing transition to market economies, has to cope with high rural poverty and a dramatic process of forest loss and environment degradation, particularly in the mountainous regions. The government considers rural poverty as the main cause of environment degradation, associated with slash-and-burn cultivation and to an unclear definition of property Cited by: Cambodia's primary forest cover fell dramatically from over 70% in at the end of the Vietnam War to just % inwhen less than 3, square kilometers of primary forest remained.

Deforestation is proceeding at an alarming rate: nearly 75% of .Cambodia's deforestation and, to make recommendations for current and future forestry actions necessary to reverse this on the basis of current work in Cambodia and similar areas.

II. The forests of Cambodia 1. Geographical Setting Cambodia is bordered by Thailand, Laos and Vietnam with an area ofkm 2 and a population andFile Size: 60KB.