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  • No Timber Without Treesby Duncan Poore

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    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 Jürgen Pretzsch; Dietrich Darr; Holm Uibrig; Eckhard Auch

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 158.99

    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$ 5.99

    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...

  • Geologically Storing Carbonby Peter Cook

    CSIRO Publishing 2014; US$ 138.95

    A detailed account of the CO2CRC Otway Project, Australia's first demonstration of the deep geological storage or geosequestration of carbon dioxide. more...

  • Song of the Forestby Stephen Brain

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2011; US$ 28.95 US$ 24.61

    The Soviets are often viewed as insatiable industrialists who saw nature as a force to be tamed and exploited. Song of the Forest counters this assumption, uncovering significant evidence of Soviet conservation efforts in forestry, particularly under Josef Stalin. In his compelling study, Stephen Brain profiles the leading Soviet-era conservationists,... more...

  • Forests and Globalizationby William Nikolakis; John Innes

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    The overarching contribution of this book is a review and assessment of the current and future impacts of globalization on the world’s forests. The work has been developed by the "Resources for the Future" Task Force for the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO).  Four key themes are addressed: the effect of globalization... more...

  • Global Vegetation Dynamicsby Dominique Bachelet; David Turner

    Wiley 2015; US$ 149.95 US$ 134.96

    Global Vegetation Dynamics: Concepts and Applications in MC1 model describes the creation in the mid 1990s, architecture, uses, and limitations of the MC1 dynamic global vegetation model (DGVM) that is being used by an increasing number of research groups around the world. The scientific foundation of most models is often poorly documented and difficult... more...

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

    Wiley 2013; US$ 136.00 US$ 122.40

    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...

  • 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...