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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...

  • Forest Communities, Community Forestsby Jonathan Kusel

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 41.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • Post-Faustmann Forest Resource Economicsby Shashi Kant

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    The current paradigm of forest economics is based on Faustmann Formulation (FF) of land expectation value proposed by Martin Faustmann. It was a great achievement by a forester to propose a formulation that captures some fundamental economic features of capital theory which. However, the followers of the FF approach have trapped themselves into the... 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...

  • Tropical Forests and the Human Spiritby Roger D. Stone; Claudia D'Andrea

    University of California Press 2002; US$ 26.95

    Tropical forests are vanishing at an alarming rate. This book, based on extensive international field research, highlights one solution for preserving this precious resource: empowering local people who depend on the forest for survival. Synthesizing a vast amount of information that has never been brought together in one place, Roger D. Stone and... 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...

  • The Embattled Wildernessby Erik Reece; James J. Krupa; Wendell Berry

    University of Georgia Press 2013; US$ 24.95

    Robinson Forest in eastern Kentucky is one of our most important natural landscapes—and one of the most threatened. Covering fourteen thousand acres of some of the most diverse forest region in temperate North America, it is a haven of biological richness within an ever-expanding desert created by mountaintop removal mining. Written by two people... more...