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  1. Trees, Forested Landscapes and Grazing Animals

    A European Perspective on Woodlands and Grazed Treescapes

    Edited by Ian D. Rotherham

    In this comprehensive book, the critical components of the European landscape – forest, parkland, and other grazed landscapes with trees are addressed. The book considers the history of grazed treed landscapes, of large grazing herbivores in Europe, and the implications of the past in shaping...

    Published February 13th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Invasive Plant Ecology

    Edited by Shibu Jose, Harminder Pal Singh, Daizy Rani Batish, Ravinder Kumar Kohli

    Invasion of non-native plant species, which has a significant impact on the earth’s ecosystems, has greatly increased in recent years due to expanding trade and transport among different countries. Understanding the ecological principles underlying the invasive process as well as the...

    Published January 8th 2013 by CRC Press

  3. Global Forest Monitoring from Earth Observation

    Edited by Frederic Achard, Matthew C. Hansen

    Series: Earth Observation of Global Changes

    Forests provide a large range of beneficial services, including tangible ones such as timber and recreation, and intangible services such as climate regulation, biodiversity, and watershed protection. On the other hand, forests can also be considered roadblocks to progress that occupy space more...

    Published November 18th 2012 by CRC Press

  4. Forest Hydrology

    An Introduction to Water and Forests, Third Edition

    By Mingteh Chang

    Due to its height, density, and thickness of crown canopy; fluffy forest floor; large root system; and horizontal distribution; forest is the most distinguished type of vegetation on the earth. In the U.S., forests occupy about 30 percent of the total territory. Yet this 30 percent of land area...

    Published October 31st 2012 by CRC Press

  5. Evidence-based Conservation

    Lessons from the Lower Mekong

    Edited by Terry C.H. Sunderland, Jeffrey Sayer, Minh-Ha Hoang

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    There is a considerable gap between the science of conservation biology and the design and execution of biodiversity conservation projects in the field. Science is often failing to inform the practice of conservation, which remains largely experience-based. The main reason is the poor accessibility...

    Published August 15th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Wildlife Science

    Connecting Research with Management

    Edited by Joseph P. Sands, Stephen J. DeMaso, Matthew J. Schnupp, Leonard A. Brennan

    Despite the potential synergy that can result from basing management applications on results from research, there is a polarization of cultures between wildlife managers and wildlife researchers. Wildlife Science: Connecting Research with Management provides strategies for bridging cultural and...

    Published May 28th 2012 by CRC Press

  7. The Global Economics of Forestry

    By William F. Hyde

    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

  8. Community Rights, Conservation and Contested Land

    The Politics of Natural Resource Governance in Africa

    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,...

    Published March 19th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Wild Product Governance

    Finding Policies that Work for Non-Timber Forest Products

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

    Series: People and Plants International Conservation

    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...

    Published January 8th 2012 by Routledge

  10. Monitoring Forest Biodiversity

    Improving Conservation through Ecologically-Responsible Management

    By Toby Gardner

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    The fate of much of the world's terrestrial biodiversity depends upon our ability to improve the management of forest ecosystems that have already been substantially modified by humans. Monitoring is an essential ingredient in meeting this challenge, allowing us to measure the impact of different...

    Published January 8th 2012 by Routledge