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New Indicators

Forest dwelling species for which ecological information is available

Knowledge of the species present in a forest, and increases or decreases in their number, can provide an indication of the extent and condition of forest habitat and ecosystem health.

This is particularly important in Australia, where knowledge of species diversity remains a precondition for the effective management of ...

Annual Removal of non-wood forest products compared with the level determined to be sustainable

A number of non-wood forest species are subject to commercial harvesting regimes,  Some species are signficant in term of value, quantity or both.  The indicator examines the extent to which sustainable harvest of non-timber products from forests is being achieved.  It also discusses the legislative processes related to non-wood harvest.