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- The Lilliput Press 1990; US$ 14.57
This comprehensive study, with a foreword by Lord Killanin, looks at Irish forestry from the migration of the first wood species some 10,000 years ago to the present day. Part One, The Historical Background, examines the primeval forest and early settlers, woodlands, land title and tenure under the Celts, codified with Brehon law; Norman forest law... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00
The ongoing debate concerning the Amazon's crucial role in global climate and biodiversity is entirely dependent upon sustainable development in the region. Recognizing that forests are an integral part of the social fabric in the region, initiatives such as community forestry, small-scale tree plantations and agroforestry, as well as payments for... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00
Much of the world's tropical timber is still supplied from natural forest, but under current systems of management the forests are rapidly becoming exhausted. Unless management practices change to become genuinely sustainable, neither the forests nor the essential contribution of the timber industry to many economies will survive. Duncan Poore reviews... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00
The Clean Development Mechanism (CDM) is widely regarded as one of the Kyoto Protocol?s best creations and as an essential part of the international climate change regime. The CDM has been constantly evolving to ensure that it fulfils its objectives of mitigating climate change and contributing to sustainable development in developing countries. The... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00
The blowout of the Deepwater Horizon and subsequent underground oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010 is considered by many to be the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history. Interest groups, public officials, and media organizations have spent considerable time documenting the economic and ecological impacts of this spill as well as the causes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
Introduction to International Environmental Law provides a concise overview of international environmental law and the relations and agreements among nations to facilitate environmental protection. Beginning by exploring the history nature and sources of international environmental law, Professor Koivurova moves on to consider the key principles... more...
- BRILL 2001; US$ 100.00
The aim of this study is to describe the distribution and development of forest resources in the European part of Russia. Due to the availability of basic information, this study concentrates on lands under the authority of the Federal Forest Service of Russia. more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 249.00
There is a strong movement towards uneven-aged forest management based on the idea that such stands increase or at least maintain soil fertility, and improve stand resilience. This book summarizes three years of work related to the topic, carried out as a joint effort of leading tree growth modellers across Europe together with forest companies. more...
Challenge of Plant and Agricultural Sciences to the Crisis of Biosphere on the Earth in the 21st CenturyLandes Bioscience 1999; US$ 169.00
- CABI 2003; US$ 155.00
There are many theoretical approaches to modelling forest systems, but not all of them have valid practical applications. This collection of papers, selected from those presented at a June 2002 workshop, reviews current thinking on various models and presents applications in different contexts. more...