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  • The Forest Certification Handbookby Ruth Nussbaum; Markku Simula

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    First published in 1995, The Forest Certification Handbook has become the landmark book concerning all aspects of forest and wood product certification from policy to business to in-the-field technical issues. Yet since first publication an enormous amount has happened in the field. This new second edition has been entirely rewritten to incorporate... more...

  • Planted Forestsby J. Evans

    CABI 2009; US$ 150.00

    Planted forests, although only seven per cent of the world's forest resources, have superseded naturally regenerating forests as the principal source of industrial wood products. Lessening the pressure for wood production, tree planting has released natural forests to be managed for other purposes - carbon sinks, soil and water protection, conservation... more...

  • Forests Sourcebookby World Bank

    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...

  • Saving Forests, Protecting People?by John Schelhas; Max J. Pfeffer

    AltaMira Press 2009; US$ 45.99

    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...

  • Forest Ecologyby Arnold van der Valk

    Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 210.40

    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...

  • Does Sustainable Tourism Offer Solutions for the Protection of the Amazon Rainforest?by Donald Sinclair

    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...

  • The Bioengineered Forestby Steven H. Strauss

    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...

  • Ecology and Silviculture of Eucalypt Forestsby RG Florence

    CSIRO Publishing 2004; US$ 110.00

    Examines the ecology and silviculture of eucalypts in forests and plantations. more...

  • Payments for Environmental Services, Forest Conservation and Climate Changeby Luca Tacconi; Sango Mahanty; Helen Suich

    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...

  • Valuable Broadleaved Forests in Europeby Heinrich Spiecker; Sebastian Hein; Kaisu Makkonen-Spiecker; Michael Thies

    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...