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  • No Timber Without Treesby Duncan Poore

    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...

  • Sustainability of Temperate Forestsby Roger A. Sedjo; Alberto Goetzl; Stevenson O. Moffat

    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...

  • Forests and Globalizationby William Nikolakis; John Innes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Sustainable Forest Managementby Hubert Hasenauer

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 319.00

    There is a strong movement towards uneven-aged forest management based on the idea that such stands increase or at least maintain soil fertility, and improve stand resilience. This book summarizes three years of work related to the topic, carried out as a joint effort of leading tree growth modellers across Europe together with forest companies. 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...

  • 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...

  • Urban Forests and Treesby Cecil C. Konijnendijk; Kjell Nilsson; Thomas B. Randrup

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2005; US$ 319.00

    Covers various aspects of planning, designing, establishing and managing forests and trees and forests in and near urban areas. This book also sheds some light on the future perspectives for planning and managing urban forests and trees. 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...