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Introduction: Some Basic Remarks on Sustainable Forest Management, Environment and Global Ethics

  • Conceptions and implementation of SFM are based on different theoretical approaches of ‘conservation’. They imply various dimensions of development and a broad range of interests, perspectives, values, and philosophies of the individuals and collectives affected and involved (political, religious, economic, social, theoretical, etc.). Globalisation and global change makes this already complex relationship even more intricate. Down-to-earth approaches to SFM primarily have to describe their underlying theoretical assumptions, ethical values, and operational and political goals. Otherwise, they run the risk of being sound in theory but not applicable in practise.

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Document Type:Part of a Book
Language:English
Parent Title (English):Spathelf (Ed.): Sustainable Forest Management in a Changing World. A European Perspective
First Page:1
Last Page:7
ISBN:978-90-481-3300-0
DOI:https://doi.org/10.1007/978-90-481-3301-7_1
Publisher:Springer
Place of publication:Dordrecht
Date of first publication:2009/10/07
Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC):3 Sozialwissenschaften / 33 Wirtschaft / 333 Boden- und Energiewirtschaft
6 Technik, Medizin, angewandte Wissenschaften / 63 Landwirtschaft / 634 Obstanlagen, Früchte, Forstwirtschaft
Entry in this database:2015/04/02