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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...


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, Queensland Premier's Literary Awards 2011

Winner, Victorian Premier's Literary Awards 2011

For many years, the Tasmanian wilderness has been the site of a fierce struggle. At stake is the future of...


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

by Michael I. Brown

Public and private initiatives for reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD) have been widely endorsed by policy-makers. This book presents a major critique of the aims and policies...


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...


The Forest Unseen: A Year's Watch in Nature

by David George Haskell

A 2013 Pulitzer Prize Finalist for General Nonfiction

Winner of the 2013 Best Book Award from the National Academies

A Finalist for the PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award

Winner of the National Outdoor...


Entomological Research in Mediterranean Forest Ecosystems

by François Lieutier & Driss Ghaioule

This book presents the state of the art in entomological research in various Mediterranean forest ecosystems in the world. Unique in its field, it fills an important gap in forest and Mediterranean entomology....