Record Details

The Impact of Forest Degradation on Rural Communities in Romania

ICESBA

View Archive Info
 
 
Field Value
 
Authentication Code dc
 
Title Statement The Impact of Forest Degradation on Rural Communities in Romania
 
Added Entry - Uncontrolled Name Liliana GURAN; Spiru Haret University, Faculty of Geography
Cornelia MARIN; Spiru Haret University, Faculty of Geography
 
Uncontrolled Index Term environmental and economic geography
forest, floods, rural communities, Romania
 
Summary, etc. The evolution of human society was often based on the use of naturalresources. The forest-man communion in Romania represented more than a mere cover of the basic material needs. The Romanian was always “brotherof the forest” and knew how to appreciate along the centuries the multiplequalities of the woods. As the most important part of the forest fund, the Romanianwoods are strongly affected by anthropic activities. Much more than the necessaryactivities for maintenance and regeneration, there is now the massive economicexploitation of the forest exceeding the threshold ofresponsibility and the environmental limits. The degradation of theforest fund involves higher risks of flooding, landslides, ecosystem andlandscape degradation, and in the end the total disappearance of the basic localresources. This paper pays a higher attention to floods that repeatedly affectedthe rural communities in the last decade. This type of hazard is directlydetermined by excessive logging. Flood risk management should be based onresponsible forest management limiting the deforestation at the level of ecosystem’sability to regenerate. The paper analyses the perception of rural communitymembers on forest issues. The conclusions underline the impact of the legislationand the sectoral policies on the present situation of the forests in Romania.
 
Publication, Distribution, Etc. International Conference on Economic Sciences and Business Administration (ICESBA 2014)
2014-10-13 00:00:00
 
Index Term - Genre/Form Peer-reviewed Paper
 
Electronic Location and Access application/pdf
http://icesba.eu/ocs/index.php/icesba2014/icesba2014/paper/view/4
 
Data Source Entry International Conference on Economic Sciences and Business Administration (ICESBA 2014); International Conference on Economic Sciences and Business Administration
 
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note <p>Authors who submit to this conference agree to the following terms:</p><p><strong>a) </strong>Manuscripts submitted to ICESBA 2014 <span>should not be currently published or being considered for publication at another scientific conference, journal or similar outlet</span>. Likewise, does not accept multiple submissions of essentially the same work. That is, every submitted article should be substantially original in content, relative to other works currently published or under review. Manuscripts that violate these requirements will be automatically rejected, and the author of the respective manuscript may be excluded from future submissions to ICESBA. Moreover, a manuscript may be rejected at any time, upon discovery that it does not comply with the policy stipulated herein, even if the author had previously been notified of the manuscript s acceptance .<br /><strong>b)</strong> Authors retain copyright over their work, while allowing the conference to place this unpublished work under a <a href="http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/">Creative Commons Attribution License</a>, which allows others to freely access, use, and share the work, with an acknowledgement of the work's authorship and its initial presentation at this conference.<br /><strong>c)</strong> Authors are able to waive the terms of the CC license and enter into separate, additional contractual arrangements for the non-exclusive distribution and subsequent publication of this work (e.g., publish a revised version in a journal, post it to an institutional repository or publish it in a book), with an acknowledgement of its initial presentation at this conference.<br /><strong>d)</strong> In addition, authors are encouraged to post and share their work online (e.g., in institutional repositories or on their website) at any point before and after the conference.</p>