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  • Sustainability of Temperate Forestsby Roger A. Sedjo; Alberto Goetzl; Stevenson O. Moffat

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 17.95

    RFF's Roger Sedjo and his colleagues discuss initiatives designed to promote and enhance sustainable forestry in temperate countries. While concerns about tropical deforestation are considerable, temperate forests account for the vast majority of the world's roundwood production and most global trade in wood and paper. Improving forest sustainability... more...

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

    Springer 2006; US$ 269.00

    Provides a critique of neoclassical economic approaches and their limitations with respect to sustainability. This book discusses theoretical perspectives about appropriate institutions for sustainable forest management, markets for environmental services, deforestation and specialization, the Kyoto Protocol, and international trade. more...

  • Guidelines for Labour Inspection in Forestryby International Labour Office

    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...

  • 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$ 129.00

    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...

  • Bull of the Woodsby Gordon Gibson; Carol Renison

    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...

  • 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...

  • Keepers of the Treesby Ann Linnea; Lyanda Lynn Haupt

    Skyhorse Publishing 2010; US$ 24.95

    Engage in the life stories of fourteen people whose lives have been shaped by trees?featuring the true stories of a tree doctor, big tree hunter Will Blozan, Plant Amnesty?s pruner, and ninety-four-year-old logger Merve Wilkinson. Also interviewed is Vietnam veteran Bud Pearson, whose post-traumatic stress disorder found healing and acceptance as... more...

  • Rustic Carpentryby Paul N. Hasluck; Ralph Kylloe

    Skyhorse Publishing 2007; US$ 9.95

    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...