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  • Forests and Globalizationby William Nikolakis; John Innes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    The overarching contribution of this book isareview and assessment of the current and future impacts of globalization on the world?s forests. The work has been developed by the "Resources for the Future" Task Force for the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO). Four key themes are addressed: the effect of globalization... more...

  • Song of the Forestby Stephen Brain

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2011; US$ 28.95

    The Soviets are often viewed as insatiable industrialists who saw nature as a force to be tamed and exploited. Song of the Forest counters this assumption, uncovering significant evidence of Soviet conservation efforts in forestry, particularly under Josef Stalin. In his compelling study, Stephen Brain profiles the leading Soviet-era conservationists,... more...

  • Global Vegetation Dynamicsby Dominique Bachelet; David Turner

    Wiley 2015; US$ 149.95 US$ 129.96

    Global Vegetation Dynamics: Concepts and Applications in MC1 model describes the creation in the mid 1990s, architecture, uses, and limitations of the MC1 dynamic global vegetation model (DGVM) that is being used by an increasing number of research groups around the world. The scientific foundation of most models is often poorly documented and difficult... more...

  • Development of forest resources in the European part of the Russian Federationby A.I. Pisarenko

    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...

  • Air Pollution and the Forests of Developing and Rapidly Industrialising Countriesby J.L. Innes; H. Abu Hassan

    CABI 2000; US$ 120.00

    This text examines the importance of air pollution for the forests of rapidly industrializing countries and regions. The problems presented by air pollution are placed within the more general context of sustainable development and the historical legacy that they are attempting to deal with. more...

  • Valuing Mediterranean Forestsby M. Merlo; L. Croitoru

    CABI 2005; US$ 140.00

    This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the economic value of Mediterranean forests, including not only the more obvious benefits (e.g. timber), but also the less commonly-measured public goods (e.g. tourism and conservation) that these forests provide. more...

  • Forests and Landscapesby S.R.J. Sheppard; H.W. Harshaw

    CABI 2000; US$ 140.00

    Foresters and environmental scientists are realising the importance of forests on the visual appeal of landscapes. This book addresses this subject area. It brings together foresters and ecologists, as well as landscape architects, psychologists and philosophers. more...

  • Modelling Forest Systemsby A. Amaro; D. Reed; P. Soares

    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...

  • Cross-sectoral Policy Developments in Forestryby Y.C. Dube; F. Schmithusen

    CABI 2007; US$ 160.00

    Forestry practices are closely linked to decisions that address measures on climate change, biodiversity and the institutional framework for sustainable development. This book documents the progress made in creating the political, economic and social conditions that are necessary for a sustainable and multifunctional use of forest resources. more...

  • Le Gestion Forestal Municipal En America Latinaby Lys Ferroukhi

    International Development Research Centre 2003; US$ 20.00

    En América Latina el contenido y alcance de las iniciativas de descentralización en el tema forestal, así como los retos que se enfrentan, varían considerablemente de acuerdo al contexto de los diferentes países. Sin embargo, el tema de la descentralización toma cada vez mas fuerza en la región y las municipalidades... more...