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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Choosing a Futureby A. Grear; C. Gearty

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00

    The issue is no longer whether climate change is happening; it is rather what we should now be doing about it. Drawing together key thinkers and policy experts, this unique volume - also a Special Issue of the Journal of Human Rights and the Environment - engages with the human dimensions of climate change, offering a timely intervention into contemporary... more...

  • Wielding the Axby Thaddeus Sunseri

    Ohio University Press 2014; US$ 23.99

    Forests have been at the fault lines of contact between African peasant communities in the Tanzanian coastal hinterland and outsiders for almost two centuries. In recent decades, a global call for biodiversity preservation has been the main challenge to Tanzanians and their forests. Thaddeus Sunseri uses the lens of forest history to explore some... more...

  • The Forest and the Treesby Allan Johnson

    Temple University Press 2014; US$ 27.95

    New Third Edition! If sociology could teach everyone just one thing, what would it be? The Forest and the Trees is one sociologist's response to the hypothetical-the core insight with the greatest potential to change how people see the world and themselves in relation to it.   This Third Edition features: ? Updated key references, data,... more...

  • Forestryby Catherine Raven

    Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 45.00

    Explore the science of forestry, from trees and shrubs grown for commercial and medicinal use, to their impact on the environment and society. more...