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- World Bank Publications 2004; US$ 14.99
The World Banks Forests Strategy, adopted in October 2002, charts a path for the Banks proactive engagement in the sector to help attain the goal of poverty reduction without jeopardizing the environmental values intrinsic to sustainability. This strategy replaces the Banks 1991 Forestry Strategy, and was developed on the basis of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95
The first book to critically examine how monitoring can be an effective tool in participatory resource management, Negotiated Learning draws on the first-hand experiences of researchers and development professionals in eleven countries in Africa, Asia, and South America. Collective monitoring shifts the emphasis of development and conservation professionals... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 99.95
This book traces the economic and biological pattern of forest development from initial settlement and harvest activity at the natural forest frontier to modern industrial forest plantations. It builds from diagrams describing three discrete stages of forest development, and then discusses the management and policy implications associated with each,... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 159.00
Bringing together experts in landscape studies, natural resource management and forest restoration, conflict management, environmental economics and urban studies, this book defines the nature and potential of FLR to address a global environmental problem. more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 159.00
Applying principles of landscape ecology, restoration ecology, planning theory and conflict management, this book presents case studies which document Forest Landscape Restoration and discusses how the approach can help with priority setting for the future. more...
- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 185.00
The demand for comparable, long-term, high quality data on forest ecosystems' status and changes is increasing at the international and global level. Yet, sources for such data are limited and in many case it is not possible to compare data from different monitoring initiatives across space and time because of methodological differences. Apart from... more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 93.95
This book contains a selection of papers presented at the first International Symposium on Windbreak Technology, summarising the available worldwide literature on windbreaks and the response, both positive and negative, to wind protection. State-of-the-art information is presented on general design criteria, and principles of planting and establishment... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 179.00
The oak tree was a boon companion as humans expanded their presence across much of the globe. While oak woodlands (Quercus spp.) come today in stunningly diverse forms, the stately dehesas of Spain and the dramatic oak-dominated ranchlands of California are working landscapes where cultivation and manipulation for a couple of millennia have shaped... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
Hidden away in foggy, uncharted rain forest valleys in Northern California are the largest and tallest organisms the world has ever sustained?the coast redwood trees, Sequoia sempervirens. Ninety-six percent of the ancient redwood forests have been destroyed by logging, but the untouched fragments that remain are among the great wonders of nature.... more...