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  • Aménagement écosystémique en forêt boréaleby Sylvie Gauthier; Marie-Andrée Vaillancourt; Alain Leduc

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2008; US$ 51.75

    Ce livre propose une synthèse des principaux concepts écologiques qui appuient la mise en ouvre de l'aménagement écosystémique. Il présente une revue des grands régimes de perturbation qui façonnent la dynamique naturelle de la forêt boréale et des exemples provenant de différentes régions... more...

  • Song of the Forestby Stephen Brain

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2011; US$ 28.95

    The Soviets are often viewed as insatiable industrialists who saw nature as a force to be tamed and exploited. Song of the Forest counters this assumption, uncovering significant evidence of Soviet conservation efforts in forestry, particularly under Josef Stalin. In his compelling study, Stephen Brain profiles the leading Soviet-era conservationists,... more...

  • Le Gestion Forestal Municipal En America Latinaby Lyès Ferroukhi

    International Development Research Centre 2003; US$ 20.00

    En América Latina el contenido y alcance de las iniciativas de descentralización en el tema forestal, así como los retos que se enfrentan, varían considerablemente de acuerdo al contexto de los diferentes países. Sin embargo, el tema de la descentralización toma cada vez mas fuerza en la región y las municipalidades... more...

  • Waldgesellschaften in Bayernby Roger Sautter

    Wiley 2009; US$ 30.50

    Die Waldtypen Bayerns in Wort und Bild - von den Schneeheidekieferwäldern der Alpen über Silberweiden - Auwälder bis hin zu den subkontinentalen Fingerkraut-Eichenwäldern Unterfrankens. Ausführliche Beschreibungen charakterisieren die einzelnen Gesellschaften mit detaillierten Angaben zu Verbreitung und pflanzensoziologisch-systematischer... more...

  • Forest Communities, Community Forestsby Jonathan Kusel

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 45.99

    A collection of stories about thirteen communities in the United States in their efforts to protect and restore community forests. It explores the struggles and opportunities faced by people as they work to invest in natural capital, reverse decades of poor forest practices, tackle policy gridlock, and address community as well as ecological health. more...

  • Forest Tenure Reform in Asia and Africaby Randall Bluffstone; Elizabeth J.Z. Robinson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    Forest tenure reforms are occurring in many developing countries around the world. These reforms typically include devolution of forest lands to local people and communities, which has attracted a great deal of attention and interest. While the nature and level of devolution vary by country, all have potentially important implications for resource... more...

  • Multi-level Forest Governance in Asiaby Makoto Inoue; Ganesh P Shivakoti

    SAGE Publications 2015; US$ 59.95

    On the effective governance of forest resources in Asian countries. more...

  • Decentralization, Forests and Rural Communitiesby Edward L Webb; Ganesh P Shivakoti

    SAGE India 2007; US$ 49.95

    Asian societies are entering a new era of decentralized governance of forests. The authority to make decisions on forest management has shifted to lower levels. of government and, in some cases, to the local people themselves. But can governments. simply `decentralize` authority away from the center, or are there certain core. elements necessary to... more...

  • A Forest History of Indiaby Richard P. Tucker

    SAGE India 2011; US$ 49.95

    This collection of articles by noted environmental historian Richard P Tucker is an attempt to trace Indian forest history from the colonial era to its post-Independence legacy. It is a study of the evolution of forest policy at the national level, in counterpoint with management at the provincial and local levels, primarily in the Himalayan districts.... more...

  • Deforestation Trends in the Congo Basinby Carole Megevand

    World Bank Publications 2013; US$ 19.99

    The Congo Basin forests have been mainly "passively" protected by chronic political instability and conflict, poor infrastructure, and poor governance. Congo Basin countries thus still fit the profile of high forest cover/ low deforestation (HFLD) countries. However, there are signs that Congo Basin forests are under increasing pressure from... more...