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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...


Forests and Globalization: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development

by William Nikolakis & John Innes

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"...


Wood Energy in Developed Economies: Resource Management, Economics and Policy

by Francisco X. Aguilar

There has been a recent resurgence of interest in wood energy as part of a sustainable range of renewable energy options. This book addresses the current gap in the energy and public policy literature for a...


Urban Forests, Trees and Greenspace: A Political Ecology Perspective

by L. Anders Sandberg, Adrina Bardekjian & Sadia Butt

Urban forests, trees and greenspace are critical in contemporary planning and development of the city. Their study is not only a question of the growth and conservation of green spaces, but also has social,...


Bad Harvest: The Timber Trade and the Degradation of Global Forests

by Nigel Dudley, Jean-Paul Jeanrenaud & Francis Sullivan

The world's forests are disappearing at an alarming rate, and with disastrous consequences. Demand for wood and paper products ranks high amongst the causes of deforestation and forest degradation, and is now...


Farms Trees and Farmers: Responses to Agricultural Intensification

by Peter A. Dewees & J. E. Michael Arnold

This title aims to provide introductory and concluding surveys of the subject of farms, trees and farmers. Two central parts explore trends in farmer tree-growing and the factors which influence decision-making....


Tropical Deforestation: A Socio-Economic Approach

by C. J. Jepma

The depletion of the tropical rain forests has attracted considerable attention in recent times, and the serious consequences for the global biosphere are widely acknowledged. Yet deforestation continues apace,...


The Legacy of John Waldie and Sons: A History of the victoria Harbour Lumber Company

by Kenneth A. Armson & Marjorie McLeod

The story of John Waldie, "the second largest lumber operator in Canada," provides insights into the world of the lumber barons and the impact of the industry on Ontario forests.


Timber Supply, Land Allocation, and Economic Efficiency

by William F. Hyde

First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.


Woodland Management: A Practical Guide - Second Edition

by Chris Starr

Now in full colour, this is the second edition of this highly acclaimed book. Woodland Management is essential reading for anyone with an interest in trees and woodlands, whether they simply enjoy walking in...


A History of Irish Forestry

by Eoin Neeson

This comprehensive study, with a foreword by Lord Killanin, looks at Irish forestry from the migration of the first wood species some 10,000 years ago to the present day. Part One, The Historical Background,...


Jk Lasser's Small Business Taxes 2010: Your Complete Guide to a Better Bottom Line

by Barbara Weltman

The tax facts and strategies that every small business owner needs to know

Written in a straightforward and accessible style, this reliable resource offers a complete overview of small business tax planning and...


Painting the Landscape with Fire: Longleaf Pines and Fire Ecology

by Den Latham & Shibu Jose

A revealing look at the role of prescribed burns in sustaining the longleaf pine forests of the Southeast


Forests in Landscapes: Ecosystem Approaches to Sustainability

by Stewart Maginnis & Jeffrey A Sayer

�At last a really useful book telling us how all the rhetoric about ecosystem approaches and sustainable forest management is being translated into practical solutions on the ground� CLAUDE MARTIN, WWF INTERNATIONAL...


Forests People and Power: The Political Ecology of Reform in South Asia

by Piers Blaikie & Oliver Springate-Baginski

�With tens of millions of hectares and hundreds of millions of lives in the balance, the debate over who should control South Asia�s forests is of tremendous political significance. This book provides an...


Plantations Privatization Poverty and Power: Changing Ownership and Management of State Forests

by James Mayers

Private sector delivery of state services is increasingly common worldwide, and state forest plantation management is no exception. Increasingly governments are transferring rights and responsibilities to the...


The Sustainable Forestry Handbook: A Practical Guide for Tropical Forest Managers on Implementing New Standards

by Neil Judd, Sophie Higman & Stephen Bass

The Sustainable Forestry Handbook is widely considered to be the essential aid to understanding and implementing sustainable forest management. Providing a clear and concise guide to the practicalities of implementing...


Coppicing and Coppice Crafts: A Comprehensive Guide

by Rebecca Oaks & Edward Mills

Coppicing is an ancient method of enhancing woodland biodiversity. The key to successful coppicing is to nurture the new coppice shoots. In return, a coppice will provide an endless supply of wood for a wide...


Lessons from Forest Decentralization: Money, Justice and the Quest for Good Governance in Asia-Pacific

by Carol Colfer Pierce J, Ganga Dahal Ram & Doris Capistrano

The decentralization of control over the vast forests of the world is moving at a rapid pace, with both positive and negative ramifications for people and forests themselves. The fresh research from a host of...


Global Environmental Forest Policies: An International Comparison

by Constance McDermott, Benjamin Cashore & Peter Kanowski

Market globalization and the globalization of environmental concerns have spurred demand for greater international accountability for forest stewardship. In response, a range of multi-lateral governmental and...