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  • Forest People Interfacesby

    Wageningen Academic Publishers 2012; US$ 79.95

    This book takes the reader on a journey through four major themes in social forestry: non-timber forest products and agroforestry; community-based natural resource management; biocultural diversity; and forest governance. more...

  • Forests and Rural Developmentby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 209.00

    This book provides an overview of the complex challenges and opportunities related to forest-based rural development in the tropics and subtropics. Applying a socio-ecological perspective, the book traces the changing paradigms of forestry in rural development throughout history, summarizes the major aspects of the rural development challenge in forest... more...

  • Nitrogen Deposition, Critical Loads and Biodiversityby

    Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 229.00

    This volume brings together extended reviews and papers of new scientific research on atmospheric nitrogen deposition impacts globally. While there is a wealth of evidence on the magnitude, components and effects of nitrogen disposition on floral biodiversity in Europe and North America, there is an obvious lack of information on impacts on above-... more...

  • Bioenergy from Woodby

    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...

  • Environmental Effects of Afforestation in North-Western Europeby

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 289.00

    This book sets out a series of techniques that have been developed to estimate the environmental impact of afforestation. It offers guidelines and decision support systems (DSS) to enable national and international policy makers as well as forest managers to maximize the benefits and minimize the adverse effects of afforestation. This book summarizes... more...

  • Forest Treesby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 299.00

    Forest trees cover one third of the global land surface, constitute many ecosystems, and play a pivotal role in the world economy. This volume details Populus trees, pines, Fagaceae trees, eucalypts, spruces, Douglas fir and black walnut, and offers a first-ever detailed review of Cryptomeria japonica. It thoroughly discusses innovative strategies... more...

  • Traditional Forest-Related Knowledgeby

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 279.00

    This volume explores the application of traditional forest knowledge (TFK) by indigenous communities worldwide. It considers the interplay between TFK and formal forest science and interrogates the often uneasy relationship between these different systems. more...

  • Continuous Cover Forestryby

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 239.00

    Continuous cover forestry is the selective management of uneven-aged multi-species ecosystems, a methodology with clear advantages over diversity-destroying monocultures. This book uses examples from around the world to demonstrate its implementation. more...

  • Carbon Sequestration in Urban Ecosystemsby

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 209.00

    This book examines the carbon sink capacity of urban ecosystems, showing how judicious planning and careful management can offset human emissions using lawn and turf, urban forests, green roofs, parks, recreational and sports facilities and urban agriculture. more...

  • Forests in Development: A Vital Balanceby

    Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 129.00

    This book shows some of the main advances in forestry over the six years spanning between the XII World Forestry Congress in Canada and the XIII WFC held in Buenos Aires. It provides a comprehensive view of forestry today, detailing its many different aspects. more...