In the Philippines, about two-thirds of the land has been public forestland since 1894, and all land with a slope of eighteen degrees or more was made public domain by law in 1975.
Hence, in addressing forest tenure in the 1980s and 1990s, the changes have focused on use rights to forestland and ownership of trees and forests rather than land ownership.
Two-hundred and sixty million acres of US forestland have been cleared for crop land to produce the meat-centered diet.
Although the district has about 30 per cent of forest area, there is no eco-tourism within forestland .
Looking at just forestland and agricultural land, the two largest potential biomass sources, the study found potential exceeding 1.3 billion dry tons per year.
Nearly 10 acres of the 50-acre sanctuary is a garden and nursery, the rest is restored forestland , fields and grazing land.
Over the past decade, expired, abandoned, and canceled timber concessions have turned vast areas of logged-over forestland into open-access areas.
Yet there are many areas of forestland that are not being managed.
Logging concessions are stimulated by the wrong incentives: it is more lucrative to clear forestland for plantations than to plant on open and unproductive land.
This long, narrow area of dunes and forestland looks ‘like a curved, brown finger protruding from the northeast coast of New Jersey.’