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  • Forest People Interfacesby Bas Arts; Séverine van Bommel; Mirjam Ros-Tonen; Gerard Verschoor

    Springer 2012; US$ 79.95

    This book aims at both academics and professionals in the field of forest-people interfaces. It takes the reader on a journey through four major themes that have emerged since the initiation of 'social forestry' in the 1970s: non-timber forest products and agroforestry; community-based natural resource management; biocultural diversity; and... more...

  • Tree Biotechnologyby Kishan Gopal Ramawat; Jean-Michel Mérillon; M. R. Ahuja

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95

    Forest trees cover 30% of the earth's land surface, providing renewable fuel, wood, timber, shelter, fruits, leaves, bark, roots, and are source of medicinal products in addition to benefits such as carbon sequestration, water shed protection, and habitat for 1/3 of terrestrial species. However, the genetic analysis and breeding of trees has lagged... more...

  • 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...