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Deforestation books

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Trees, People and Power by Peter Utting Trees, People and Power

Behind the headlines about the loss of tropical forests in Latin America lies a complex and fascinating story of the social pressures which cause it. Trees, People and Power looks at the various groups, interests and conflicts involved, and explores...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/02/2017

Deforestation Global Challenges & Issues of the 21st Century by Fred L. Rogers Deforestation Global Challenges & Issues of the 21st Century


Format: Paperback - Released: 01/01/2017

National Forest Inventories Assessment of Wood Availability and Use by Claude Vidal National Forest Inventories Assessment of Wood Availability and Use

The book presents the current state and good practices of national forest inventories in monitoring wood resources and demonstrates pathways for harmonisation and improved common reporting. Beyond a general overview over availability and use of wood resources in different countries,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/12/2016

A Tale of Trees How Britain Nearly Lost its Ancient Woodland by Derek Niemann A Tale of Trees How Britain Nearly Lost its Ancient Woodland

The extraordinary untold story of what happened to Britain's ancient woodland.
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/10/2016

Challenges and Opportunities for the World's Forests in the 21st Century by Trevor Fenning Challenges and Opportunities for the World's Forests in the 21st Century

This book addresses the urgent and complex threats and challenges to the world's forests posed by the four great problems of the age: climate change, conservation objectives, sustainable development needs, and the growing demand for affordable energy.
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/09/2016

Global Climate Change Policy and Carbon Markets Transition to a New Era by Richard H. Rosenzweig Global Climate Change Policy and Carbon Markets Transition to a New Era

In this book, Richard Rosenzweig, describes the policies proposed and adopted in the first generation of climate change policy-making including the Kyoto Protocol and the carbon markets and assesses their failure to halt the increases of rising emissions of greenhouse...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/08/2016

Things Fall Apart? The Political Ecology of Forest Governance in Southern Nigeria by Pauline von Hellermann Things Fall Apart? The Political Ecology of Forest Governance in Southern Nigeria

Governance failure and corruption are increasingly identified as key causes of tropical deforestation. In Nigeria's Edo State, once the showcase of scientific forestry in West Africa, large-scale forest conversion and the virtual depletion of timber stocks are invariably attributed to...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/09/2013

Guide to Good Practice in Contract Labour in Forestry Report of the UNECE/FAO Team of Specialists on the Best Practices in Forest Contracting by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Guide to Good Practice in Contract Labour in Forestry Report of the UNECE/FAO Team of Specialists on the Best Practices in Forest Contracting

One aspect of the social pillar of sustainable forest management, which has so far received little attention at the policy level, is the forest workforce. Sustainable forestry requires a sustainable work force. Very often small enterprises face major challenges in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/06/2011

Other books in this genre

The Fate of the Forest Developers, Destroyers, and Defenders of the Amazon by Susanna Hecht, Alexander Cockburn The Fate of the Forest Developers, Destroyers, and Defenders of the Amazon
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The Amazon rain forest covers more than five million square kilometers, amid the territories of nine different nations. Exploring the role of human hands in destroying - and saving - this vast, forested region, this title deals with the murder...
Format: Paperback - Released: 15/01/2011

Assessment of the Risk of Amazon Dieback by Walter Vergara Assessment of the Risk of Amazon Dieback

The Amazon basin is a key component of the global carbon cycle. Not only is the old-growth rainforests in the basin huge carbon storage with about 120 billion metric tons of carbon in their biomass, but they also process annually...
Format: Paperback - Released: 11/11/2010

Avoided Deforestation Prospects for Mitigating Climate Change by Charles (London School of Economics, UK) Palmer Avoided Deforestation Prospects for Mitigating Climate Change
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Avoided deforestation can be characterized as the use of financial incentives to reduce rates of deforestation and forest degradation, with much of the focus on forests in tropical countries. While avoided deforestation, as a policy issue, is not new, the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/03/2010

Deforestation and Reforestation in Namibia The Global Consequences of Local Contradictions by Emmanuel Kreike Deforestation and Reforestation in Namibia The Global Consequences of Local Contradictions

In the twentieth century, north-central Namibia experienced both dramatic deforestation and reforestation as a result of population pressure. This title focuses on evaluating environmental change against a base line to assess whether the outcome is environmentally neutral or whether it...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/2010

Deforestation and Reforestation in Namibia The Global Consequences of Local Contradictions by Emmanuel Kreike Deforestation and Reforestation in Namibia The Global Consequences of Local Contradictions

In the twentieth century, north-central Namibia experienced both dramatic deforestation and reforestation as a result of population pressure. This title focuses on evaluating environmental change against a base line to assess whether the outcome is environmentally neutral or whether it...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/11/2009

Trees, People and Power by Peter Utting Trees, People and Power

Behind the headlines about the loss of tropical forests in Latin America lies a complex and fascinating story of the social pressures which cause it. This book looks at the various groups, interests and conflicts involved, and explores the repercussions...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2009

Thai Forestry A Critical History by Ann Danaiya Usher Thai Forestry A Critical History

For nearly a century, Thai state forestry focused overwhelmingly on extracting timber and keeping local people away from the forest. This work examines the trajectory of deforestation in Thailand, providing a detailed account of the historical ideas and styles of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/09/2009

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