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  • The American People and the National Forestsby Samuel P. Hays

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2009; US$ 27.95

    A history of the role of American society in shaping the policies of the United States Forest Service. more...

  • Balsam Firby E.V. Bakuzis

    University of Minnesota Press 1965; US$ 75.00

    Professors Bakuzis and Hansen, with the assistance of a number of co-authors of individual chapters, present an exhaustive survey of the literature on the balsam fir, providing a coherent picture of the species and its place in nature and forestry practic more...

  • Beyond the Woodfuel Crisisby Gerald Leach; Robin Mearns

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    People scratching a living from parched land, women walking miles for scraps of firewood are both familiar images of Africa. But, in many places, people, with the help of governments and aid agencies, are putting the land into good shape, growing more food and creating a healthy cover of trees. This book joins the ?literature of hope? by looking at... more...

  • Bioenergy from Woodby Thomas Seifert

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 189.00

    The first book on bio-energy production from wood in tropical and sub-tropical countries, this volume covers the full value chain, from the forest to the conversion process. It assesses the socio-economic and environmental effects of wood-sourced bioenergy. 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...

  • Biomass Assessmentby Andrew Millington; John Townsend

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    Energy is an issue for everyone and nowhere more so than in the SADCC countries. But for sensible policy and planning, clear information about the extent of resources is needed.This innovative study combines the results of field assessment of biomass with advanced techniques in remote sensing by satellite to give the first comprehensive and detailed... more...

  • The Changing Nature of the Maine Woodsby Andrew M. Barton; Alan S. White; Charles V. Cogbill

    University of New Hampshire Press 2012; US$ 27.99

    The ecology of the ever-changing Maine forest more...

  • Community Forest Monitoring for the Carbon Marketby Margaret Skutsch

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    Recent developments in international policy on Reduced Emissions from Deforestation in Developing countries (REDD) open the way for crediting of carbon saved by rural communities through management of the forests in their vicinity. Since the annual changes in forest carbon stock under this kind of management are relatively small and often under the... more...

  • Criteria and Indicators for Sustainable Forest Management, IUFRO Research Series, No. 7by R.J. Raison; A. Brown; D. Flinn

    CABI 2001; US$ 170.00

    There is increasing pressure on the forestry industry to adopt sustainable practices. This book reviews thinking about scientifically based indicators, and sustainable management of natural forests and plantations. more...

  • Cut and Runby Rob Glastra

    International Development Research Centre 1999; US$ 25.00

    Illegal logging and trade in timber is a major cause of forest degradation in the world today. Not only does it threaten biodiversity-rich old growth forests, it also endangers the livelihoods of the traditional communities that are dependent upon them. But controlling this global problem is not a simple matter of enacting new laws and enforcing new... more...