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  • Does Sustainable Tourism Offer Solutions for the Protection of the Amazon Rainforest?by Donald Sinclair

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 199.00

    This WHATT theme issue is dedicated to the Amazon in South America, an amazingly unique tourist destination in the World.The issue is one of the key outcomes of an array of activities organized by the Amazon Cooperation Treaty Organization (ACTO) to coincide with Destination Amazonia Year 2009 – teams comprising representatives from government,... more...

  • Managing the Future of Southeast Asia's Valuable Tropical Rainforestsby Ratnam Wickneswari; Chuck Cannon

    Springer 2011; US$ 159.00

    This book provides current knowledge about tropical rain forest genetics and its implications for the profitable and sustainable management of forest resources in Southeast Asia. Each chapter covers a major topic in the evolutionary biology of tropical rain forest trees and how management systems interact with these natural dynamics. Authors provide... more...

  • Mountains and Northern Forestsby Richard Cannings

    Greystone Books 2009; US$ 15.95

    Both the mountains and northern forests of British Columbia are magical kingdoms shaped by cold and snow. They also form the landscape that covers most of the province and that offers countless spectacu-lar destinations for campers, hikers and other outdoor enthusiasts. Adapted and expanded from sections of the best-selling British Columbia?A Natural... more...

  • Germany's Natureby Thomas Lekan; Thomas Zeller

    Rutgers University Press 2005; US$ 54.95

    Germany boasts one of the strongest environmental records in the world. The Rhine River is cleaner than it has been in decades, recycling is considered a civic duty, and German manufacturers of pollution-control technology export their products around the globe. Yet, little has been written about the country's remarkable environmental history,... more...

  • A History of Irish Forestryby Eoin Neeson

    The Lilliput Press 1990; US$ 14.57

    This comprehensive study, with a foreword by Lord Killanin, looks at Irish forestry from the migration of the first wood species some 10,000 years ago to the present day. Part One, The Historical Background, examines the primeval forest and early settlers, woodlands, land title and tenure under the Celts, codified with Brehon law; Norman forest law... more...

  • Smallholders, Forest Management and Rural Development in the Amazonby Benno Pokorny

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 135.00

    The ongoing debate concerning the Amazon's crucial role in global climate and biodiversity is entirely dependent upon sustainable development in the region. This book analyses numerous promising local tree and forest management initiatives taken by smallholders in the Bolivian, Brazilian, Ecuadorian and Peruvian Amazon to better understand the key... more...

  • No Timber Without Treesby Duncan Poore

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    First Published in 2009. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Sustainable Forest Managementby Hubert Hasenauer

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 319.00

    There is a strong movement towards uneven-aged forest management based on the idea that such stands increase or at least maintain soil fertility, and improve stand resilience. This book summarizes three years of work related to the topic, carried out as a joint effort of leading tree growth modellers across Europe together with forest companies. more...

  • Valuing Mediterranean Forestsby M. Merlo; L. Croitoru

    CABI 2005; US$ 140.00

    This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the economic value of Mediterranean forests, including not only the more obvious benefits (e.g. timber), but also the less commonly-measured public goods (e.g. tourism and conservation) that these forests provide. more...

  • Stability of Tropical Rainforest Marginsby Teja Tscharntke; Christoph Leuschner; Manfred Zeller

    Springer 2007; US$ 279.00

    The stability of rainforest margin area has been identified as a critical factor in the preservation of tropical forests. This book aims to contribute to an improved understanding of the processes that have destabilizing effects on ecological and socio-economic systems of tropical rain forest margins, and giving a solution. more...