Story Biodiversity/resilience/stability relationships in forest ecosystems explored

This synthesis report is published by the CBD Secretariat in  October 2009, to help the further implementation of the CBD programme of work on forest biodiversity, as well as for efforts to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD)

Release date 28/10/2009
Contributor Rania Spyropoulou
Geographical coverage global
Keywords forest ecosystems, biodiversity
Concerned URL http://www.cbd.int/doc/publications/cbd-ts-43-en.pdf
Source http://www.iisd.ca/publications_resources/biodiversity_wildlife2009.htm#forest

 

The report strongly supports the conclusion that the capacity of forests to resist change, or recover following disturbance, is dependent on biodiversity at multiple scales.