Canadian Forest Service Publications

Perspective on sustainable development and sustainability in the Canadian forest sector. 2006. Emmett, B. The Forestry Chronicle 82(1): 40-43.

Year: 2006

Issued by: National Capital Region

Catalog ID: 26010

Language: English

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Decisions made about forest resources are increasingly dominated by concerns about limits, trade-offs, and diminishing returns from commodities. By focusing on sustainable development and the transformative power of human ingenuity, forest resources we need not regard as finite. The value of sustainable development lies in its power to place scientific and technical innovation into a dynamic framework relevant to those making policy and management decisions.

Also available under the title:
Perspectives sur le développement durable et la viabilité du secteur forestier canadien (French)