Dargusch, P. and Maraseni, T. N. and Schmidt, P. (2010) A review of research on forest-related environmental markets (including certification schemes, bioenergy, carbon markets and other ecosystem services). CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 5 (022). pp. 1-12.
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Identification Number or DOI: doi: 10.1079/PAVSNNR20105022
This review analyses the major themes extant across 199 research articles published in various peer-reviewed forestry and economics journals between January 2002 and June 2009 on the topic of forest-related environmental markets. The reviewed articles are categorized according to four areas of research: forest stewardship and sustainable supply chain certification; renewable energy generation from woody biomass; forest-based greenhouse gas emissions offsets and carbon markets; and ecosystem services from forests. Two key research questions are identified for future research: (1) how can certification schemes be used to promote cologically and socially sustainable bioenergy generation from forest-related feed stocks and (2) how can certification schemes be used to promote ecologically and socially sustainable afforestation-based greenhouse gas emissions offsets that offer broader social and ecosystem benefits on appropriate regional scales?
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|Uncontrolled Keywords:||forest certification; carbon markets; ecosystem services; renewable energy|
|Fields of Research (FOR2008):||05 Environmental Sciences > 0503 Soil Sciences > 050301 Carbon Sequestration Science|
05 Environmental Sciences > 0502 Environmental Science and Management > 050209 Natural Resource Management
07 Agricultural and Veterinary Sciences > 0705 Forestry Sciences > 070502 Forestry Biomass and Bioproducts
|Socio-Economic Objective (SEO2008):||D Environment > 96 Environment > 9607 Environmental Policy, Legislation and Standards > 960799 Environmental Policy, Legislation and Standards not elsewhere classified|
|Deposited On:||18 Aug 2010 15:58|
|Last Modified:||15 Aug 2012 09:12|
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