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  • 'How Could a Whole Town Burn?'by Edmonton Journal

    HarperCollins Canada 2012; Not Available

    In May of 2011 residents of the small Albertan town of Slave Lake fled as a massive fire levelled the town, leaving 700 families homeless. A year later, the Edmonton Journal looks back on the tragedy, profiles residents who are struggling to rebuild, and surveys the international reaction to the fire. more...

  • 'How Could a Whole Town Burn?'by Edmonton Journal

    HarperCollins Canada 2012; US$ 6.99

    In May of 2011 residents of the small Albertan town of Slave Lake fled as a massive fire levelled the town, leaving 700 families homeless. A year later, the Edmonton Journal looks back on the tragedy, profiles residents who are struggling to rebuild, and surveys the international reaction to the fire. more...

  • 'How Could a Whole Town Burn?'by Edmonton Journal

    HarperCollins Canada 2012; Not Available

    In May of 2011 residents of the small Albertan town of Slave Lake fled as a massive fire levelled the town, leaving 700 families homeless. A year later, the Edmonton Journal looks back on the tragedy, profiles residents who are struggling to rebuild, and surveys the international reaction to the fire. more...

  • A-Rafting on the Mississip’by Charles Edward Russell

    University of Minnesota Press 2001; US$ 57.00

    During the nineteenth century, pine logs were lashed together to form easily floatable rafts that traveled from Minnesota and Wisconsin down the Mississippi River to build the farms and towns of the lower Midwest. These huge log rafts were steered down the river by steamboat pilots whose skill and intimate knowledge of the river?s many hazards were... more...

  • Abenteuer Waldby Niedersächsische Landesforsten

    Schlütersche Verlagsgesellschaft 2010; US$ 14.72

    Kinder lieben den Wald: Er ist ein riesiger Abenteuerspielplatz, hier kann man Tiere beobachten, Pflanzen entdecken und mitten in der Natur mit der ganzen Familie Spaß haben. Dieses Buch bietet Eltern tolle Ideen für eine spannende Entdeckertour mit ihren Kleinen durch die niedersächsischen Wälder: Welche Tierspuren finde ich? Wie funktioniert die... more...

  • The Agony of an American Wildernessby Samuel A. MacDonald

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 27.99

    What is a forest? What are forests for? Who should control them? These are familiar questions, but the Allegheny casts them in a new light. The national environmental movement has become less willing to compromise since its victories in the Pacific Northwest, and the Allegheny is its newest proving ground. This book explains what activists are after,... more...

  • Agricultural Expansion and Tropical Deforestationby Solon L. Barraclough; Krishna B. Ghimire

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    There is no clear-cut causal relationship between international trade, agricultural expansion and tropical deforestation. Academics, policy-makers and the public are all tempted by simplistic solutions to complex problems. In order to establish the true causal factors involved in this critical area of environmental decline, the authors of this study... more...

  • Agricultural Technologies and Tropical Deforestationby A. Angelsen; D. Kaimowitz

    CABI 2001; US$ 55.00

    This text has been developed from a workshop on "Technological Change in Agriculture and Tropical Deforestation" organized by the Center for International Forestry Research and held in Costa Rica in March, 1999. It explores how intensification of agriculture affects tropical deforestation. more...

  • Air Pollution, Global Change and Forests in the New Millenniumby D.F. Karnosky; Kevin E Percy; A.H. Chappelka; C. Simpson; J. Pikkarainen

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 160.00

    The chapters in this book present a snapshot of the state of knowledge of air pollution effects at the beginning of the 21st century. From their different disciplines, a distinguished collection of authors document their understanding of how leaves, trees, and forests respond to air pollutants and climate change. Scenarios of global change and air... more...

  • Air Pollution and the Forests of Developing and Rapidly Industrialising Countriesby J.L. Innes; H. Abu Hassan

    CABI 2000; US$ 120.00

    This text examines the importance of air pollution for the forests of rapidly industrializing countries and regions. The problems presented by air pollution are placed within the more general context of sustainable development and the historical legacy that they are attempting to deal with. more...