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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00
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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 45.99
A collection of stories about thirteen communities in the United States in their efforts to protect and restore community forests. It explores the struggles and opportunities faced by people as they work to invest in natural capital, reverse decades of poor forest practices, tackle policy gridlock, and address community as well as ecological health. more...
- Verlagsgruppe Hüthig Jehle Rehm 2013; US$ 18.77
Der Inhalt: Wald- und Flächenbrände sind auch in einem dicht besiedelten Industriestaat wie Deutschland nicht nur in den Sommermonaten häufige Schadensereignisse und richten erhebliche ökologische und finanzielle Schäden an. Deshalb werden in Deutschland erhebliche Mittel in die Pflege der Waldbestände und die frühe Entdeckung von Wandbränden investiert.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00
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 2014; US$ 17.95
RFF's Roger Sedjo and his colleagues discuss initiatives designed to promote and enhance sustainable forestry in temperate countries. While concerns about tropical deforestation are considerable, temperate forests account for the vast majority of the world's roundwood production and most global trade in wood and paper. Improving forest sustainability... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
The overarching contribution of this book is a review 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...
- Beuth 2014; US$ 103.06
Die beiden Bände des DIN-Taschenbuchs 350 "Feuerwehrwesen" enthalten die bisher im Normenausschuss Feuerwehrwesen (FNFW) veröffentlichten normativen Dokumente für Feuerwehrfahrzeuge und geben eine konzentrierte Übersicht über die auf diesem Gebiet geltenden anerkannten Regeln der Technik. Die 4. Auflage des DIN-Taschenbuches 350/1 umfasst... more...
- 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...