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- University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 18.00
In this rugged account of a rugged profession, Matthew Desmond explores the heart and soul of the wildland firefighter. Having joined a firecrew in Northern Arizona as a young man, Desmond relates his experiences with intimate knowledge and native ease, adroitly balancing emotion with analysis and action with insight. On the Fireline shows... more...
- International Labour Office 2006; US$ 22.95
Describes the labour issues encountered in forestry work and provides a general introduction to managing labour standards in forestry. Sets out guidelines for the implementation of international labour standards and for organizing labour inspections and assessing compliance. more...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2008; US$ 51.75
Ce livre propose une synthèse des principaux concepts écologiques qui appuient la mise en ouvre de l'aménagement écosystémique. Il présente une revue des grands régimes de perturbation qui façonnent la dynamique naturelle de la forêt boréale et des exemples provenant de différentes régions... more...
- Greystone Books 2009; US$ 15.99
Both the mountains and northern forests of British Columbia are magical kingdoms shaped by cold and snow. They also form the landscape that covers most of the province and that offers countless spectacu-lar destinations for campers, hikers and other outdoor enthusiasts. Adapted and expanded from sections of the best-selling British ColumbiaA Natural... more...
- D & M Publishers 2009; US$ 15.95
Logger, seaman, hotelier, politician, millionaire? Gordon Gibson was a tough man, a fast friend and a hellish enemy. Bull of the Woods is a tale of guts and raw courage from a Canadian Horatio Alger?a man big enough to tell his life story with the same brutal honesty with which he lived it. In a skeptical age when Canadian heroes are our of fashion,... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2005; US$ 54.95
Germany boasts one of the strongest environmental records in the world. The Rhine River is cleaner than it has been in decades, recycling is considered a civic duty, and German manufacturers of pollution-control technology export their products around the globe. Yet, little has been written about the country's remarkable environmental history, and... more...
- Wageningen Academic Publishers 2012; US$ 58.33
This book takes the reader on a journey through four major themes in social forestry: non-timber forest products and agroforestry; community-based natural resource management; biocultural diversity; and forest governance. more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2007; US$ 9.95
With an introduction by master craftsman Ralph Kylloe, this manual on rustic carpentry is a superb resource for woodworkers, furniture makers, and carpenters of all skill levels. Here are clear and concise instructions for creating beautiful pieces with unfinished timber, utilizing the unique texture and shape of tree branches, trunks, and shrubs.... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 61.95 US$ 53.69
A top priority in climate research is obtaining broad-extent and long-term data to support analyses of historical patterns and trends, and for model development and evaluation. Along with directly measured climate data from the present and recent past, it is important to obtain estimates of long past climate variations spanning multiple centuries and... more...
- Pavilion Books 2012; US$ 19.99
Among all the varied productions with which Nature has adorned the surfaces of the earth, none awakens our sympathies, or interests our imagination so powerfully as those venerable trees, which seem to have stood the lapse of ages John Muir, 1868 A fascinating celebration of the some of the oldest living organisms on the planet, from the grand Oaks... more...