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27 unasylva 238, vol 62, 2011/2 loss of resilience and forest degradation an ecosystem state is defined by the dominant floristic (tree) composition. Biodiversity and nature conservation are important aspects of sustainable forest management biodiversity in irish forests is being protected and enhanced. The loss of biodiversity is increasing there is massive extinction from human activity for example, fish stocks are dwindling, forest loss is resulting in the loss. Learn about forest ecosystems, major ecologic units that exist as a part of the total complex ecological condition. Forests cover approximately 30% of the earth’s land surface and provide critical ecosystem goods and services, including food, fodder, water, shelter, nutrient.
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Protecting aboveground carbon stocks in tropical forests is essential for mitigating global climate change and is assumed to simultaneously conserve biodiversity. Forests are biologically diverse systems, representing some of the richest biological areas on earth they offer a variety of habitats for plants, animals and micro. Tree diversity, stand structure, and community composition of tropical forests in eastern ghats of andhra pradesh, india. Biodiversity refers to the variety of living organisms within a given area the fields, forests, and wetlands where wild plants and animals live are disappearing.