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Synthesis: Co-benefits of Sustainable Production Forestry

  • Kanehiro Kitayama
  • Robert C. Ong
  • Ying Fah Lee
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Part of the Ecological Research Monographs book series (ECOLOGICAL)

Abstract

Comparisons between the consequences of improved management and those of conventional logging in terms of carbon stock and biodiversity conservation were conducted in the Deramakot Forest Reserve versus the Tangkulap Forest Reserve, where lowland dipterocarp forest is the natural vegetation (see also Imai et al. 2009). In this chapter, we summarize the co-benefits of improved forest management for biodiversity conservation and carbon sequestration. We evaluate the co-benefits in terms of additionality, which is the net increment effect of the improved forest management added over 13 years from 1989 (when logging was suspended in Deramakot) until 2002 (when our analyses started) in comparison to continued high-impact conventional logging.

Keywords

Forest Management Production Forest Biodiversity Conservation Primary Forest Carbon Density 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Kanehiro Kitayama
    • 1
  • Robert C. Ong
    • 2
  • Ying Fah Lee
    • 2
  1. 1.Laboratory of Forest Ecology, Graduate School of AgricultureKyoto UniversityKyotoJapan
  2. 2.Sabah Forestry DepartmentForest Research CentreSandakanMalaysia

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