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  • Landscape Ecology, Function and Managementby J Ludwig; D Tongway; K Hodgkinson; D Freudenberger; J Noble

    CSIRO Publishing 1996; US$ 54.95

    Encapsulates the extensive knowledge developed by CSIRO on how rangeland landscapes function and the implications for management. more...

  • Timberlandby Markus Altwegg; Peter Meier

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2008; US$ 39.99

    Schon seit Jahrhunderten investiert der Mensch sein Kapital in werterhaltende Rohstoffe. Ein beliebtes Anlageobjekt war schon von jeher der Wald als Reservoir des nachhaltigen Rohstoffes Holz. In der Vergangenheit waren die Wälder eine Domäne des Adels. Heute besitzen nicht nur der Staat und v- mögende Privatpersonen Waldgrundstücke, sondern auch Grossanleger... more...

  • Carbon Sequestration and Its Role in the Global Carbon Cycleby Brian J. McPherson; Eric T. Sundquist

    Wiley 2013; US$ 132.00

    Published by the American Geophysical Union as part of the Geophysical Monograph Series, Volume 183. For carbon sequestration the issues of monitoring, risk assessment, and verification of carbon content and storage efficacy are perhaps the most uncertain. Yet these issues are also the most critical challenges facing the broader context of carbon... more...

  • Smallholders, Forest Management and Rural Development in the Amazonby Benno Pokorny

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    The ongoing debate concerning the Amazon's crucial role in global climate and biodiversity is entirely dependent upon sustainable development in the region. Recognizing that forests are an integral part of the social fabric in the region, initiatives such as community forestry, small-scale tree plantations and agroforestry, as well as payments for... more...

  • Forest Communities, Community Forestsby Jonathan Kusel

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 45.99

    A collection of stories about thirteen communities in the United States in their efforts to protect and restore community forests. It explores the struggles and opportunities faced by people as they work to invest in natural capital, reverse decades of poor forest practices, tackle policy gridlock, and address community as well as ecological health. more...

  • Standard-Einsatz-Regeln: Wald- und Flächenbrandbekämpfungby Ulrich Cimolino; Jan Südmersen; Detlef Maushake; Nicolas Neumann

    Verlagsgruppe Hüthig Jehle Rehm 2013; US$ 18.20

    Der Inhalt: Wald- und Flächenbrände sind auch in einem dicht besiedelten Industriestaat wie Deutschland nicht nur in den Sommermonaten häufige Schadensereignisse und richten erhebliche ökologische und finanzielle Schäden an. Deshalb werden in Deutschland erhebliche Mittel in die Pflege der Waldbestände und die frühe Entdeckung von Wandbränden investiert.... more...

  • No Timber Without Treesby Duncan Poore

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    Much of the world's tropical timber is still supplied from natural forest, but under current systems of management the forests are rapidly becoming exhausted. Unless management practices change to become genuinely sustainable, neither the forests nor the essential contribution of the timber industry to many economies will survive. Duncan Poore reviews... 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...

  • Forests and Rural Developmentby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 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...

  • Coniferous Forestsby Donna Latham

    Nomad Press 2011; US$ 5.50

    Investigating a variety of biomes and today?s natural and human threats to their preservation, this interactive series challenges young readers to look at how their own actions influence the planet's health. Four distinct environments are explored in detail, showcasing the assortment of plants and animals that inhabit these outdoor communities as... more...