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  • Want, Waste or War?

    The Global Resource Nexus and the Struggle for Land, Energy, Food, Water and Minerals, 1st Edition

    By Philip Andrews-Speed, Raimund Bleischwitz, Tim Boersma, Corey Johnson, Geoffrey Kemp, Stacy D. VanDeveer

    In addition to environmental change, the structure and trends of global politics and the economy are also changing as more countries join the ranks of the world’s largest economies with their resource-intensive patterns. The nexus approach, conceptualized as attention to resource connections and…

    Paperback – 2014-11-25
    Routledge
    Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

  • Managing Forests as Complex Adaptive Systems

    Building Resilience to the Challenge of Global Change, 1st Edition

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

    This book links the emerging concepts of complexity, complex adaptive system (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 history.…

    Paperback – 2014-04-15
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Community Rights, Conservation and Contested Land

    The Politics of Natural Resource Governance in Africa, 1st Edition

    Edited by Fred Nelson

    Natural resource governance is central to the outcomes of biodiversity conservation efforts and to patterns of economic development, particularly in resource-dependent rural communities. The institutional arrangements that define natural resource governance are outcomes of political processes,…

    Paperback – 2012-03-20
    Routledge

  • Wild Product Governance

    Finding Policies that Work for Non-Timber Forest Products, 1st Edition

    Edited by Sarah A. Laird, Rebecca J. McLain, Rachel P. Wynberg

    Products from the wild, also known as non-timber forest products (NTFPs), are used as medicines, foods, spices, and a multitude of other purposes. They contribute substantially to rural livelihoods, generate revenue for companies and governments, and have a range of impacts on biodiversity…

    Paperback – 2012-01-09
    Routledge
    People and Plants International Conservation

  • Global Environmental Forest Policies

    An International Comparison, 1st Edition

    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 non-governmental initiatives have emerged to redefine the rules of global trade, and…

    Paperback – 2012-01-09
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Governing Africa's Forests in a Globalized World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Laura Anne German, Alain Karsenty, Anne Marie Tiani

    Many countries around the world are engaged in decentralization processes, and most African countries face serious problems with forest governance, from benefits sharing to illegality and sustainable forest management. This book summarizes experiences to date on the extent and nature of…

    Paperback – 2011-11-11
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Forests

    Environmental Issues, Global Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By James Fargo Balliett

    Forests are considered the lungs of the planet, as they consume and store carbon dioxide and produce oxygen. These biomes, defined as ecological communities dominated by long-lived woody vegetation, historically have provided an economic foundation for growing nations, supplying wood for buildings,…

    Paperback – 2010-10-15
    Routledge

  • The Softwood Lumber War

    Politics, Economics, and the Long U.S.-Canadian Trade Dispute, 1st Edition

    By Daowei Zhang

    As a forester interested in economics and policy, Daowei Zhang followed the softwood lumber dispute between the U.S. and Canada for nearly 20 years. Dubbed the 'Softwood Lumber War,' the conflict enveloped politicians and business leaders on both sides of the border and placed strains on the…

    Paperback – 2007-09-05
    Routledge

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