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Like a Tree: How Trees, Women, and Tree People Can Save the Planet

by Jean Shinoda Bolen

Like a Tree grew out of bestselling author Jean Bolen’s practice of walking among tall trees and mourning the loss of a Monterey pine that was cut down in her neighborhood. This book will appeal most to people...


The R.D. Lawrence Library: Where the Water Lilies Grow / The North Runner / The Place in the Forest

by R.D. Lawrence & Max Finkelstein

Three books by master nature writer R.D. Lawrence are collected here, bringing to life with affection and accuracy the wildlife around his northern Canadian home.


Rainforest Tourism, Conservation and Management: Challenges for Sustainable Development

by Bruce Prideaux

Globally rainforests are under threat on numerous fronts, including clearing for agriculture, harvesting for timber and urban expansion. Yet they have a crucial role in biodiversity conservation, climate change...


Large-scale Forest Restoration

by David Lamb

Landscapes are being degraded and simplified across the globe. This book explores how forest restoration might be carried out to increase landscape heterogeneity, improve ecological functioning and restore ecosystem...


Forests: A Naturalist's Guide to Woodland Trees

by Laurence C. Walker

First published in 1990, Forests explores the ecological, economic, and human influences on over thirty significant types of woodlands. Laurence Walker focuses especially on the effects of site factors-climate,...


The Southern Forest: A Chronicle

by Laurence C. Walker

When the first European explorers reached the southern shores of North America in the early seventeenth century, they faced a solid forest that stretched all the way from the Atlantic coast to eastern Texas...


European Wood-pastures in Transition: A Social-ecological Approach

by Tibor Hartel & Tobias Plieninger

Wood-pastures are important elements of European cultural identity and have an exceptional ecological value, yet they are in decline all over Europe. The structure of wood-pastures is strongly influenced by...


A Natural History of Belize: Inside the Maya Forest

by Samuel Bridgewater

Belize's Chiquibul Forest is one of the largest remaining expanses of tropical moist forest in Central America. It forms part of what is popularly known as the Maya Forest. Battered by hurricanes over millions...


Forest Communities, Community Forests: Struggles and Successes in Rebuilding Communities and Forests

by Jonathan Kusel

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...


Smallholders, Forest Management and Rural Development in the Amazon

by Benno Pokorny

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...


Into the Woods: The Battle for Tasmania's Forests

by Anna Krien

Winner of the Literary or Media Award Advancing Public Debate in the 2011 QLD Premier's Literary Awards and the People's Choice Award in the 2011 Victorian Premier's Literary Awards

For many years, the Tasmanian...


Redeeming REDD: Policies, Incentives and Social Feasibility for Avoided Deforestation

by Michael I. Brown

It is now well accepted that deforestation is a key source of greenhouse gas emissions and of climate change, with forests representing major sinks for carbon. As a result, public and private initiatives for...


Forest Forensics: A Field Guide to Reading the Forested Landscape

by Tom Wessels

Take some of the mystery out of a walk in the woods with this new field guide from the author of Reading the Forested Landscape.

Thousands of readers have had their experience of being in a forest changed forever...


Snakes: 101 Super Fun Facts And Amazing Pictures (Featuring The World's Top 10 Snakes)

by Janet Evans

SNAKES: 101 SUPER FUN FACTS AND AMAZING PICTURES ( FEATURING THE WORLD's TOP 10 SNAKES ) This book depicts the wonder of the world of Snakes in all its glory. Children are given a well-rounded understanding...


Finer Than Hair on a Frog: More Yarns about Loggers and the Like

by Brent A Connelly

The plates are scraped and the smokes are lit, so it’s time to pull up a chair in the old bunkhouse and swap some tales.

This time, in addition to his beloved Algonquin Park, the popular author of Holy Old...


Holy Old Whistlin': Yarns About Algonquin Park Loggers

by Brent A Connelly

Tall trees and tall tales – that’s life in the bush. And Brent Connelly wouldn’t have it any other way.

A forester for nearly forty years, Brent was never happier than when in the company of loggers and...


The Forest Unseen: A Year's Watch in Nature

by David George Haskell

A biologist reveals the secret world hidden in a single square meter of old-growth forest--a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and the Pen/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award 

Look out for David Haskell's...


Nature's Temples: The Complex World of Old-Growth Forests

by Joan Maloof

Nature’s Temples is an evocative and accessible exploration that offers an introduction to the importance and wonder of old-growth forests.


Forest Trees of Texas

by W. R. Matoon

Trees have held an important place in man's way of life since he has been on the earth. Trees provided early man with weapons to defend himself and helped provide him with food, shelter and fuel. Trees have...


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