Forest Sustainability

There is growing knowledge about and appreciation of the importance of forest sustainability. this collection of books brings you the latest research and information from across the world, demonstrating the important role of forests in nature, peoples’ livelihoods and in contributing to broader sustainable development goals.

Key Titles

Forest Sustainability Collection

  • A New Era for Collaborative Forest Management

    Policy and Practice insights from the Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program, 1st Edition

    Edited by William H. Butler, Courtney A. Schultz

    This book assesses the Collaborative Forest Landscape Restoration Program (CFLRP) and identifies lessons learned for governance and policy through this new and innovative approach to collaborative forest management. Unlike anything else in US public land management, the CFLRP is a nationwide…

    Hardback – 2019-01-16
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Forest Ecosystem Management and Timber Production

    Divergence and Resource Use Resilience, 1st Edition

    By Russell Warman

    Timber sourcing is shifting from extraction from natural forests to forms of cultivation that are increasingly agricultural in nature. This book takes a multidisciplinary approach to examine the socio-political, biophysical and discursive dimensions of this divergence of wood production from…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Forest Landscape Restoration

    Integrated Approaches to Support Effective Implementation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephanie Mansourian, John Parrotta

    Forest landscape restoration (FLR) is a planned process that aims to regain ecological integrity and enhance human wellbeing in deforested or degraded landscapes. The aim of this book is to explore options to better integrate the diverse dimensions - spatial, disciplinary, sectoral, and scientific…

    Hardback – 2018-08-16
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Community Forestry in Nepal

    Adapting to a Changing World, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Thwaites, Robert Fisher, Mohan Poudel

    Community forestry focuses on the link between forest resources and livelihoods and contributes to forest conservation and reforestation. It is widespread in Nepal, with a very high proportion of the rural population involved, and is widely recognized as one of the most successful examples of…

    Hardback – 2017-12-11
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Forest Governance and Management Across Time

    Developing a New Forest Social Contract, 1st Edition

    By Erland Mårald, Camilla Sandstrom, Annika Nordin, and Others

    The influence of the past, and of the future on current-time tradeoffs in the forest arena are particularly relevant given the long-term successions in forest landscapes and the hundred years’ rotations in forestry. Historically established path dependencies and conflicts determine our present…

    Hardback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Sustainable Forest Management

    From Concept to Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by John L. Innes, Anna V. Tikina

    Sustainable Forest Management provides the necessary material to educate students about forestry and the contemporary role of forests in ecosystems and society. This comprehensive textbook on the concept and practice of sustainable forest management sets the standard for practice…

    Paperback – 2016-12-13
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Gender and Forests

    Climate Change, Tenure, Value Chains and Emerging Issues, 1st Edition

    Edited by Carol J. Pierce Colfer, Bimbika Sijapati Basnett, Marlène Elias

    This enlightening book brings together the work of gender and forestry specialists from various backgrounds and fields of research and action to analyse global gender conditions as related to forests. Using a variety of methods and approaches, they build on a spectrum of theoretical perspectives to…

    Hardback – 2016-04-20
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Forests, Business and Sustainability

    1st Edition

    Edited by Rajat Panwar, Robert Kozak, Eric Hansen

    Forests are under tremendous pressure from human uses of all kinds, and one of the most significant threats to their sustainability comes from commercial interests. This book presents a comprehensive examination of the interactions between the forest products sector and the sustainability of…

    Hardback – 2015-12-08
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Climate Change Impacts on Tropical Forests in Central America

    An ecosystem service perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Aline Chiabai

    The loss of biodiversity is a major environmental problem in nearly every terrestrial ecosystem on Earth. This loss is accelerating driven by climate change, as well as by other causes including agricultural exploitation, fragmentation and degradation triggered by land use changes. The crucial…

    Hardback – 2015-06-29
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Rainforest Tourism, Conservation and Management

    Challenges for Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

    Edited 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 mitigation and providing other ecosystem services. As the term is used in this book,…

    Hardback – 2014-09-29
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Large-scale Forest Restoration

    1st Edition

    By David Lamb

    Landscapes are being degraded and simplified across the globe. This book explores how forest restoration might be carried out to increase landscape heterogeneity, improve ecological functioning and restore ecosystem services in such landscapes. It focuses on large, landscape-scale reforestation…

    Hardback – 2014-09-29
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

  • Forests and Globalization

    Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development, 1st Edition

    Edited 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" Task Force for the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO).&…

    Hardback – 2014-09-29
    Routledge
    The Earthscan Forest Library

Download Free Chapters from the Key Titles

Chapter 1 Introduction from Routledge Handbook of Urban Forestry

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Chapter 27 Tropical deforestation, forest degradation and REDD+ from Routledge Handbook of Forest Ecology

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Chapter 2 Brazilian developmentalism and environmentalist challenges from Guardians of the Brazilian Amazon Rainforest

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Chapter 4 The Forest Kingdom and values: climate change and gender equality in a contested forest policy context from Gender and Forests

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