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  • 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$ 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...

  • 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...

  • The Untouchable Treeby Peter C. Stone

    Skyhorse Publishing 2008; US$ 29.95

    An artist shares his love of trees with his brilliant paintings and thoughtful words. According to Peter Stone, "any book about trees can't help but be a book about people," and so his book is about our connection to the magnificence, the transcendence, and the essential nature of trees. Throughout human history, they have served as shelter and 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...

  • 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...

  • Dendroclimatic Studiesby Rosanne D'Arrigo; Nicole Davi; Gordon Jacoby; Rob Wilson; Greg Wiles

    Wiley 2014; US$ 59.95

    A top priority in climate research is obtaining broad-extent and long-term data to support analyses of historical patterns and trends, and for model development and evaluation. Along with directly measured climate data from the present and recent past, it is important to obtain estimates of long past climate variations spanning multiple centuries and... more...

  • Forests and Rural Developmentby Jürgen Pretzsch; Dietrich Darr; Holm Uibrig; Eckhard Auch

    Springer 2014; US$ 209.00

    This book provides an overview of the complex challenges and opportunities related to forest-based rural development in the tropics and subtropics. Applying a socio-ecological perspective, the book traces the changing paradigms of forestry in rural development throughout history, summarizes the major aspects of the rural development challenge in forest... more...

  • Laboratory Earthby Steven H. Schneider

    Basic Books 2014; US$ 12.50

    World-renowned scientist and author Stephen H. Schneider depicts the next one hundred years as a potentially perilous period for climate and life—unless we citizens of Earth first recognize and then work to control the unintended global scale experiment we are foisting on ourselves and all other life on “Laboratory Earth.? The “lab? is not built of... more...