Malaysia perspective and International perspective in conservation and management challenges for sustainable forest By NURUL IZZATI BINTI MD KHAIRE

MALAYSIA PERSPECTIVE

Forest Land In Malaysia

  • Permanent Reserved Forest - Production Forest and protection Forest
  • National/State Parks
  • Stateland Forest
Coupe land
  • To ensure that the forests are managed on a sustainable basis
  • Calculated on an area basis for production forests
Selevtive Management System (SMS)
  • Effective in addressing emissions
Timber Certification
  • Certification is designed to allow participants to measure their forest management practices against standards and to demonstrate compliance with those standards
  • Important to promote and demonstrate SFM
MANAGEMENT CHALLENGES
  1. Pollution
  2. Illegal logging
  3. Forest fire
  4. Opening new land
INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVE

Forest conservation is the practice of planning and maintaining forested areas for the benefit and sustainability of future generations.

Afforestation
  • Proactive method used to improve forests - planting of trees for commercial purposes
  • A way to create a forest
  • Occurs when the planting trees is introduced to an are that previously had no trees
Reforestation
  • A method to sustain forests by improving existing forested areas
  • Used in reaction to deforestation
Selective logging
  • A method used to meet the needs of both the forests and humans seeking economical resources
  • The removal of trees within a stand based on size limitations
  • Allows for forest regeneration to occur between and after the selective harvest cycle
Controlled burn
  • A technique that is used to manage forests
  • Fire is a tool of foresters used to improve the forests
MANAGEMENT CHALLENGES
  • Deforestation
  • Illegal logging
  • Urban development
  • Unmanaged recreational use
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Created with images by scotbot - "Fujifilm Summer" • BLMOregon - "Sun through Trees" • mypubliclands - "Headwaters Forest Reserve" • Antranias - "forest mixed forest autumn"

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