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- Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00
Now that the Earth has reached the limits of its biophysical carrying capacity, we have to change technologies, social practices and social norms relating to material production and consumption to ensure that we do not further jeopardize the functioning of our planet's life support systems. Through research, education and civic engagement, universities... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00
Hidden away in foggy, uncharted rain forest valleys in Northern California are the largest and tallest organisms the world has ever sustained?the coast redwood trees, Sequoia sempervirens. Ninety-six percent of the ancient redwood forests have been destroyed by logging, but the untouched fragments that remain are among the great wonders of nature.... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00
Tobacco use represents a critical global health challenge. The World Health Organization estimates that tobacco kills nearly 6 million people a year, with the toll expected to rise to 8 million annually over the next two decades. Written by health and legal experts from institutions around the globe, The Global Tobacco Epidemic and the Law examines... more...
- International Labour Office 2006; US$ 22.95
Describes the labour issues encountered in forestry work and provides a general introduction to managing labour standards in forestry. Sets out guidelines for the implementation of international labour standards and for organizing labour inspections and assessing compliance. more...
- Greystone Books 2009; US$ 15.99
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 ColumbiaA Natural... more...
- D & M Publishers 2009; US$ 15.95
Logger, seaman, hotelier, politician, millionaire? Gordon Gibson was a tough man, a fast friend and a hellish enemy. Bull of the Woods is a tale of guts and raw courage from a Canadian Horatio Alger?a man big enough to tell his life story with the same brutal honesty with which he lived it. In a skeptical age when Canadian heroes are our of fashion,... more...
- 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, and... more...
- Wageningen Academic Publishers 2012; US$ 79.95
This book takes the reader on a journey through four major themes in social forestry: non-timber forest products and agroforestry; community-based natural resource management; biocultural diversity; and forest governance. more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2007; US$ 9.99
With an introduction by master craftsman Ralph Kylloe, this manual on rustic carpentry is a superb resource for woodworkers, furniture makers, and carpenters of all skill levels. Here are clear and concise instructions for creating beautiful pieces with unfinished timber, utilizing the unique texture and shape of tree branches, trunks, and shrubs.... more...