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New and Published Books

  1. Handbook of Forest Resource Economics

    Edited by Shashi Kant, Janaki Alavalapati

    It is increasingly recognized that the economic value of forests is not merely the production of timber. Forests provide other key ecosystem services, such as being sinks for greenhouse gases, hotspots of biodiversity, tourism and recreation. They are also vitally important in preventing soil...

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Managing Forests as Complex Adaptive Systems

    Building Resilience to the Challenge of Global Change

    Edited by Christian Messier, Klaus J. Puettmann, K. David Coates

    This book links the emerging concepts of complexity, complex adaptive systems (CAS) and resilience to forest ecology and management. It explores how these concepts can be applied in various forest biomes of the world with their different ecological, economic and social settings, and histories....

    Published April 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Tree Biotechnology

    Edited by Kishan Gopal Ramawat, Jean-Michel Mérillon, M. R. Ahuja

    Forest trees cover 30% of the earth's land surface, providing renewable fuel, wood, timber, shelter, fruits, leaves, bark, roots, and are source of medicinal products in addition to benefits such as carbon sequestration, water shed protection, and habitat for 1/3 of terrestrial species. However,...

    Published March 31st 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Collaborative Governance of Tropical Landscapes

    Edited by Carol J Pierce Colfer, Jean-Laurent Pfund

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    This book provides a novel approach to governance relating to biodiversity and human well-being in complex tropical landscapes, including forests and protected areas. It focuses attention at the interface between communities and the landscape level, building on interdisciplinary research conducted...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Dry Forests and Woodlands of Africa

    Managing for Products and Services

    Edited by Emmanuel N. Chidumayo, Davison J. Gumbo

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    The dry forests and woodlands of Sub-Saharan Africa are major ecosystems, with a broad range of strong economic and cultural incentives for keeping them intact. However, few people are aware of their importance, compared to tropical rainforests, despite them being home to more than half of the...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  6. The Decentralization of Forest Governance

    Politics, Economics and the Fight for Control of Forests in Indonesian Borneo

    By Moira Moeliono, Godwin Limberg

    Edited by Eva Wollenberg

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    'This book provides an excellent overview of more than a decade of transformation in a forest landscape where the interests of local people, extractive industries and globally important biodiversity are in conflict. The studies assembled here teach us that plans and strategies are fine but, in the...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Degraded Forests in Eastern Africa

    Management and Restoration

    Edited by Frans Bongers, Timm Tennigkeit

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    Forest degradation as a result of logging, shifting cultivation, agriculture and urban development is a major issue throughout the tropics. It leads to loss in soil fertility, water resources and biodiversity, as well as contributes to climate change. Efforts are therefore required to try to...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  8. Community Forest Monitoring for the Carbon Market

    Opportunities Under REDD

    Edited by Margaret Skutsch

    Recent developments in international policy on Reduced Emissions from Deforestation in Developing countries (REDD) open the way for crediting of carbon saved by rural communities through management of the forests in their vicinity. Since the annual changes in forest carbon stock under this kind of...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation Management Options

    A Guide for Natural Resource Managers in Southern Forest Ecosystems

    Edited by James M. Vose, Kier D. Klepzig

    Forest land managers face the challenges of preparing their forests for the impacts of climate change. However, climate change adds a new dimension to the task of developing and testing science-based management options to deal with the effects of stressors on forest ecosystems in the southern...

    Published December 4th 2013 by CRC Press

  10. The Global Forest Sector

    Changes, Practices, and Prospects

    Edited by Eric Hansen, Rajat Panwar, Richard Vlosky

    Changes in production, demand, supply, and trade patterns; the impact of green building and bioenergy on industry practices and policy infrastructure; and new economies with production advantages and large consumption bases all present challenges and opportunities in the forest sector. With...

    Published December 3rd 2013 by CRC Press