Introduction: Relationships Between Protected Areas and Sustainable Forest Management: Where are We Heading?

Wiersma, Yolanda and Duinker, Peter N. and Haider, Wolfgang and Hvenegaard, Glen T. and Schmiegelow, Fiona K. A. (2015) Introduction: Relationships Between Protected Areas and Sustainable Forest Management: Where are We Heading? Conservation & Society, 13 (1). pp. 1-12. ISSN 0975-3133

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Abstract

The relationship between protected areas and forest management has been one that has often been fraught with conflict. New practices in the forest sector and new ecological insights have led more recently to better co-operation in some regions, although it is debatable to what extent cooperative approaches are desirable. In this introduction to the special section on the relationships between protected areas and sustainable forest management, we outline the history of the forestry and protected areas sectors in Canada, and the evolution of the relationships between them. We define key terms for the debate and offer a novel framework for understanding the relationship between the two sectors as management regimes that occur along parallel continua of sustainability. This framework is contrasted against real-world findings from across Canada, and with examples from elsewhere in the world.

Item Type: Article
URI: http://research.library.mun.ca/id/eprint/8535
Item ID: 8535
Keywords: protected areas, sustainable forest management, sustainability, co-operation, Canada
Department(s): Science, Faculty of > Biology
Date: 2015
Date Type: Publication
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