earthplatform.com

teak forests

Environment Search Engine    

Results 1 - 10 from 37 for teak forests in 0.467 sec.


History of forests in India
Malabar forests. In 1806, the Madras government appointed Capt. Watson as the commissioner of forests for organizing the production of teak and other timber ... conservator of forest, Gibson, tried to introduce rules prohibiting shifting cultivation and plantation of teak forests. From 1865 to 1894, forest reserves were established to secure material for imperial needs ...
www.edugreen.teri.res.in


History of Royal Forest Department
(Tectona grandis Linn.). Any person who wished to cut teak forests had to obtain ... , which are Shans and Burman, from working teak forests without obtaining duly registered permits. Also, the ... teak forests should be owned and managed by the state, and the royalty shares payable to chiefs should be eliminated and appropriate salaries be paid instead. (B). To regulate the forests ...
www.forest.go.th


Tropical timber import export Africa Asia volume Congo India Nigeria
Indochina As in other countries of East Asia, the natural forests of Indochina have been grossly over-exploited. Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam have been obliged to ... import market, followed by India and Thailand. Local knowledge of how to manage Burma's teak forests sustainably is also disappearing. The junta has given local warlords carte blanche concerning forest exploitation ...
www.globaltimber.org.uk


Top Destinations for 2008 - National Geographic Adventure Magazine
East Africa, Senegal is rife with mangrove and baobab forests, beach-flecked coastlines, and isolated hamlets. A new generation of travelers is rediscovering its ... offer daily tiger-spotting safaris, but their surrounding landscapes vary dramatically, from open grasslands to teak forests to lush river valleys. Pick a pair and shuttle in between. Top ^ Subscribe now and ...
nationalgeographic.com


Predator Conservation Trust: Asiatic Lion information : Panthera leo persica
Protected Area. This is a 1000 km2 area of dry land consisting of scrub and teak forests in the North West of India. In 1910 the first efforts were made to save ...
predatorconservation.com


Decidous forests
Jharkand, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamil Nadu. The principal trees of these forests are teak, sal, sandalwood, mahua, khair, mango, jackfruit, wattle and bamboo, semal, sisasm, myrobalan ... loss of moisture through evapo-transpiration. Kerala's deciduous forests: The principal specie of Kerala's deciduous forests is teak. Others include Terminalia species (such as Maruth, Kadukka and ...
www.expert-eyes.org


Different types of forests
These forests are dominated by sal and teak, along with mango, bamboo, and rosewood. Littoral and swamp Littoral and swamp forests are found along the Andaman and ... with fragrant flowers, along with a few deciduous trees. Montane sub tropical forests Broad-leaved forests Broad-leaved forests are found in the Eastern Himalayas and the Western Ghats, along the ...
www.edugreen.teri.res.in


WWF - Kayah-Karen/Tenasserim Moist Forests - A Global Ecoregion
Tenasserim-South Thailand semi-evergreen rain forests; Kayah-Karen montane rain forests. It contains Indochina's largest block of moist forests, one of its richest plant diversities (partly ... plus teak forest species such as Tectona grandis and Xylia dolabriformis constitute only a small portion of the vegetational diversity that makes these forests so rich. Threats Once-extensive forests ...
panda.org


Terrestrial Ecoregions -- Cross-Sanaga-Bioko coastal forests (AT0107)
Cross-Sanaga-Bioko coastal forests (AT0107) Afrotropics > Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests > Cross-Sanaga-Bioko coastal forests (AT0107) Korup National Park, Cameroon Photograph by WWF-Canon/Mauri RAUTKARI ... for their supposed magical and medicinal properties. There is also pressure to establish teak, rubber, wood pulp, oil palm, and banana plantations in the forest zone of ...
nationalgeographic.com


WWF - Stopping forest illegal logging
UK plywood importers. > Read the ... a HCVF toolkit, which provides practical guidelines to identify and manage these critically important forests. Find out more Information on the FLEGT process [Europa website] FLEGT: Statement by producers, ...
panda.org




The results are filtered
View all results for teak forests