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- World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 19.99
The Forests Source Book provides practical operations-oriented guidance for forest sector engagement toward the goals of poverty reduction, conservation and economic development. Intended to guide World Bank lending activities and projects, the Forests Source Book offers information useful to a broad audience of practitioners, government agencies,... more...
- AltaMira Press 2009; US$ 36.99
By examining the connections among local values, material needs, and environmental management regimes, Saving Forests, Protecting People? explores that difficult terrain where culture, the environment, and social policies meet. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 279.00
This volume provides an overview of recent advances in forest ecology on a variety of topics. These include species diversity and the factors that control species diversity, and environmental factors controlling distribution of forests. more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 199.00
This WHATT theme issue is dedicated to the Amazon in South America, an amazingly unique tourist destination in the World.The issue is one of the key outcomes of an array of activities organized by the Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization (ACTO) to coincide with Destination Amazonia Year 2009 teams comprising representatives from government,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 100.00
Bioengineering offers many opportunities for forestry. Bioengineered trees can produce more valuable wood, help reclaim contaminated land, improve the health of urban trees, and facilitate pest management. But the ecological risks are complex, and public views about the ethical acceptability of genetic engineering vary widely. Unique in its breadth... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2011; US$ 40.00
This resourceful book draws on several case studies to derive implications for the design of Payment for Environmental Services (PES) schemes that are very relevant to current climate change negotiations and the implementation of Reduced Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation (REDD) schemes at the national level. With its focus on livelihoods,... more...
- BRILL 2009; US$ 184.00
Ecological and economic considerations recently increased the interest in growing valuable broadleaved tree species. Although the demand for valuable timber is growing, and there is a notable interest among forest owners and farmers to grow valuable broad leaved tree species, the current level of knowledge about these species is insufficient. More... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 179.00
The purpose of this book is to highlight the ways and means of efficiently reducing global warming through the forestry options in Bangladesh, with the implications of CDM. The book emphasizes the role of the biomass in the CDM forestry projects. more...