This book traces the economic and biological pattern of forest development from initial settlement and harvest activity at the natural forest frontier to modern industrial forest plantations. It builds from diagrams describing three discrete stages of forest development, and then discusses the...
Published May 10th 2012 by RFF Press
First Published in 2011. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....
Published January 18th 2011 by RFF Press
Social and Environmental Impacts in the Developing World
As cities in developing countries grow and become more prosperous, energy use shifts from fuelwood to fuels like charcoal, kerosene, and coal, and, ultimately, to fuels such as liquid petroleum gas, and electricity. Energy use is not usually considered as a social issue. Yet, as this book...
Published July 17th 2005 by RFF Press
Global Lessons from Market Reforms
International concerns about greenhouse gases and threats to biodiversity, as well as regional concerns about water supply, erosion control, watersheds, and local economic well-being make the study of forest policy more important than ever before. Understanding the factors that affect the forest...
Published October 6th 2003 by Routledge