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  • Sustainable Futuresby Margaret Robertson

    Australian Council for Educational Research 2007; US$ 59.95

    The result of extraordinary collaboration between ten scientists from around the world, Sustainable Futures offers a unique and fascinating approach to sustainable development issues in developing countries. It focuses on educating the next generation of young people about environmental issues with water and forest management as major themes. more...

  • Balsam Firby E.V. Bakuzis

    University of Minnesota Press 1965; US$ 75.00

    Professors Bakuzis and Hansen, with the assistance of a number of co-authors of individual chapters, present an exhaustive survey of the literature on the balsam fir, providing a coherent picture of the species and its place in nature and forestry practic more...

  • Forestsby Julie Kerr Casper

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 39.50

    Focuses on the many aspects that make rain forests, temperate forests, and boreal forests such a valuable natural resource and why we cannot live without them. more...

  • Principles of Environmental Science and Technology by K. Saravanan; S. Ramachandran; R. Baskar

    New Age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers 2004; US$ 25.00

    This book is meant to be an introductory text on the Fundamentals of Environmental Science and Engineering. Today, knowledge of Environmental Science is essential for students as well as practicing engineers and scientists of all disciplines. Here an attempt has been made to provide precise and upto date information on the fundamental aspects of Environmental... more...

  • Environmental Futuresby J. Alcamo

    Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 185.00

    As scientists and policymakers try to come to grips with problems such as climate change and risks to biodiversity, they turn more and more frequently to the method of scenario analysis to better understand the future of these problems. Over the last few years scenario analysis has become one of the key tools for bridging environmental science and... 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...

  • Did Water Kill the Cows?by Ruth M. Mourik

    Amsterdam University Press 2004; US$ 55.00

    This PhD-thesis gives an inventory of new risks as a result of the co-evolution of society and technology where modern societies nowadays are increasingly being faced with. more...

  • The Sustainable Forestry Handbookby Neil Judd; Sophie Higman; Stephen Bass; James Mayers; Ruth Nussbaum

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 105.00

    The Sustainable Forestry Handbook is widely considered to be the essential aid to understanding and implementing sustainable forest management. Providing a clear and concise guide to the practicalities of implementing international standards for sustainable forest management, this fully updated second edition covers new Forest Stewardship Council requirements,... more...

  • Partnerships for Empowermentby Carl Wilmsen

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95

    Participatory research has emerged as an approach to producing knowledge that is sufficiently grounded in local needs and realities to support community-based natural resource management (CBNRM), and it is often touted as crucial to the sustainable management of forests and other natural resources. This book analyses the current state of the art... more...

  • Forest Qualityby Nigel Dudley; Rodolphe Schlaepfer; William Jackson; Jean-Paul Jeanrenaud; Sue Stolton

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 47.95

    Deforestation is frequently a topic of discussion in the environmental arena, but it is not just the number of trees that matters; the quality of the forest is also important. Even where the forest area is stable or increasing, there are often rapid changes in its character. Natural forests are being replaced by plantations or by intensively managed... more...