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History of forestry. Forest conditions

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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, and... more...

  • No Timber Without Treesby Duncan Poore

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.19

    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...

  • Development of forest resources in the European part of the Russian Federationby A.I. Pisarenko

    BRILL 2001; US$ 100.00

    The aim of this study is to describe the distribution and development of forest resources in the European part of Russia. Due to the availability of basic information, this study concentrates on lands under the authority of the Federal Forest Service of Russia. more...

  • Valuing Mediterranean Forestsby M. Merlo; L. Croitoru

    CABI 2005; US$ 140.00

    This book provides a comprehensive analysis of the economic value of Mediterranean forests, including not only the more obvious benefits (e.g. timber), but also the less commonly-measured public goods (e.g. tourism and conservation) that these forests provide. more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.34

    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...

  • Trees and Woodland in the South Yorkshire Landscapeby Melvyn Jones

    Wharncliffe 2012; US$ 1.99

    If you stop and look around you will see trees everywhere: not only in woods and plantations, in parks and gardens and in hedges but also along streets, beside motorways, on old colliery sites, around reservoirs, in the centre of villages and larger urban settlements and standing alone or in small groups in such diverse places as churchyards, in the... more...

  • Green Goldby James E. Fickle

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 49.95

    Green Gold is a thorough and valuable compilation of information on Alabama’s timber and forest products industry, the largest manufacturing industry in the state. Alabama has the third-largest commercial forest in the nation, after only Georgia and Oregon. Fully two-thirds of the state’s land supports the growth of over fifteen billion trees on... 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...

  • Forest related perspectives for regional development in Europeby P. Hyttinen

    BRILL 2002; US$ 88.00

    Most of the less-favoured regions in Europe feature large areas of forestland. The FORWARD (Forest Resources for Work Opportunities and Regional Development) project was initiated to generate employment and income based on forest resources. This report presents the findings of the project. more...

  • Recreational and Environmental Markets for Forest Enterprisesby U. Mantau; M. Merlo; W. Sekot; B. Welcker

    CABI 2001; US$ 170.00

    The work is based on an EU-funded project, conducted from four university or research centres. Many case studies and surveys are presented providing practical solutions to market forest goods and services. These empirical data are then related to economic models concerning public goods. more...