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- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 163.00
Tropical forests are disappearing at an unaltered pace, giving way to alternative land uses. This book gives an economic perspective on deforestation. Following a survey of different deforestation definitions, theories and empirical evidence, a case-study of Ecuador provides a versatile historical picture of factors affecting forest loss throughout... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 48.00 US$ 39.36
This study looks at the origins of environmentalism in a global perspective. more...
- University of California Press 2004; US$ 15.95 US$ 12.76
Trees hold a powerful place in American constructions of what is good in nature and the environment. As we attempt to cope with environmental crises, trees are increasingly enlisted with great fervor as agents of our stewardship over nature. In this innovative and impassioned book, Shaul E. Cohen exposes the way that environmental stewardship is undermined... more...
- NRC Research Press 2000; US$ 49.95
This book provides foresters with the necessary information to understand the performance of spruce seedlings after being planted on a reforestation site. It was written for an anticipated audience of university students who are taking a regeneration silviculture class, plus foresters and researchers who work with spruce species within forest regeneration... more...
- NRC Research Press 2001; US$ 49.95
Published on the occasion of the 21st session of the International Poplar Commission in association with The Poplar Council of Canada and the Poplar Council of the United States This book describes the status of culture and utilization of poplars in North America and documents succinctly recent scientific and technological advances. more...
- NRC Research Press 1998; US$ 39.95
This revised publication replaces The Canadian System of Soil Classification (second edition) published in 1987. The changes incorporated in this current publication are based on the work of the Soil Classification Working Group (SCWG) formerly of the Expert Committee on Soil Survey, and continued by the Land Resource Division of the former Centre... more...
- NRC Research Press 2003; US$ 39.95
Cette publication revue et augmentée remplace la deuxième édition (publiée en 1987) de l'ouvrage The Canadian System of Soil Classification. Les changements apportés à la publication reflètent les travaux réalisés par le groupe de travail sur la classification des sols qui a relevé du Comité d'experts sur la prospection pédologique, puis de la Division... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2005; US$ 40.00
This provocative new book presents the results of twenty years of research on deforestation in the Amazon. By carefully observing the changing character of human settlements and their association with deforestation over such a prolonged period, the author is able to reject much of the 'perceived wisdom'. more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 263.95 US$ 228.76
Wood is the most versatile raw material available to man. It is burned as fuel, shaped into utensils, used as a structural engineering material, converted into fibres for paper production, and put to newer uses as a source of industrial chemicals. Its quality results largely from the chemical and physical structure of the cell walls of its component... more...