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  • Designing Green Landscapesby Klaus Gadow; Timo Pukkala

    Springer 2008; US$ 239.00

    Von Gadow and Pukkala??'s unique, Designing Green Landscapes, presents the latest thinking in adaptive management for forest ecosystems. Based on the ???multiple path??? principle, this approach links species choice and silvicultural methods with changing demands and changing environmental conditions, to ensure continuous adaptation, often several... more...

  • Le travailleur forestier québécoisby Camille Legendre

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2005; US$ 44.25

    En analysant les principaux aspects de la structure organisationnelle et les transformations des rapports socioéconomiques et socioorganisationnels qui ont marqué l'évolution de l'industrie d'exploitation forestière, l'auteur nous présente les différents acteurs de ce secteur d'activités et décrit... more...

  • Workshop Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Intelligent Environmentsby R. López-Cózar; H. Aghajan; J.C. Augusto

    IOS Press 2010; US$ 131.00

    This book presents the combined proceedings of three workshops which make up part of the 6th International Conference on Intelligent Environments.The remarkable advances in computer sciences throughout the last few decades are already making an impact in our daily lives. This is enabling the provision of intelligent environments; digital environments... more...

  • Economics, Sustainability, and Natural Resourcesby Shashi Kant; R. Albert Berry

    Springer 2006; US$ 249.00

    Forest resources are the ideal starting point for the economic analysis of sustainability. This book provides a critique of neoclassical economic approaches and their limitations with respect to sustainability. It discusses key economic aspects of sustainable forest management, including complexity, ethical issues, non-convexities, and more. 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...

  • The Measurement of Roundwoodby M.A. Fonseca

    CABI 2005; US$ 100.00

    The ability to measure roundwood quantity and quality, and predict product yields is of great importance to forest industries. However, roundwood metrics is a topic that is often difficult to understand due to counterintuitive trends, inconsistencies and variability in a number of factors. more...

  • Planted Forestsby J. Evans

    CABI 2009; US$ 150.00

    Planted forests, although only seven per cent of the world's forest resources, have superseded naturally regenerating forests as the principal source of industrial wood products. Lessening the pressure for wood production, tree planting has released natural forests to be managed for other purposes - carbon sinks, soil and water protection, conservation... more...

  • Non-Timber Forest Products of Indiaby S.P. Rawat

    GeneTech Books 2008; US$ 50.00

    Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) can be defined as all goods derived from forest and their biomass for commercial and industrial use, which can be substainably extracted from a forest ecosystem in quantities and in such ways, that it does not downgrade the plant communities, basic reproductive function. For most recorded history, people have valued... more...

  • Tapping the Green Marketby Abraham Guillen; Sarah A Laird; Alan R Pierce; Patricia Shanley

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 78.95

    There is a rapidly growing interest in, and demand for, non-timber forest products (NTFPs). They provide critical resources across the globe fulfilling nutritional, medicinal, financial and cultural needs. However, they have been largely overlooked in mainstream conservation and forestry politics. This volume explains the use and importance of certification... more...

  • Atlas of Wood, Bark and Pith Anatomy of Eastern Mediterranean Trees and Shrubsby Alan Crivellaro; Fritz Hans Schweingruber; Charalambos S. Christodoulou; Takis Papachristophorou; Takis Tsintides; Alessia da Da Ros

    Springer 2013; US$ 139.00

    This atlas presents anatomical descriptions of the xylem, bark and pith of 264 species belonging to 71 families. It highlights the anatomical diversity of trees, shrubs, dwarf shrubs, woody lianas and several of the prominent perennial herbs from the Eastern Mediterranean region, with a focus on the island of Cyprus. The island’s topography... more...