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  1. 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 29th 2012 by CRC Press

  2. 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 11th 2012 by RFF Press

  3. 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 20th 2012 by Routledge

  4. 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 9th 2012 by Routledge

  5. 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 9th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Global Environmental Forest Policies

    An International Comparison

    By Constance McDermott, Benjamin Cashore, Peter Kanowski

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    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...

    Published January 9th 2012 by Routledge

  7. Integrated Natural Resource Management in the Highlands of Eastern Africa

    From Concept to Practice

    Edited by Laura Anne German, Jeremias Mowo, Tilahun Amede, Kenneth Masuki

    Series: Earthscan Studies in Natural Resource Management

    This book documents a decade of research, methodological innovation, and lessons learned in an eco-regional research-for-development program operating in the eastern African highlands, the African Highlands Initiative (AHI). It does this through reflections of the protagonists themselves—AHI site...

    Published December 14th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Wildfire Policy

    Law and Economics Perspectives

    Edited by Dean Lueck, Karen M. Bradshaw

    During the five decades since its origin, law and economics has provided an influential framework for addressing a wide array of areas of law ranging from judicial behaviour to contracts. This book will reflects the first-ever forum for law and economics scholars to apply the analysis and...

    Published November 28th 2011 by RFF Press

  9. Remote Sensing of Protected Lands

    Edited by Yeqiao Wang

    Series: Remote Sensing Applications Series

    National parks, wildlife refuges and sanctuaries, natural reserves, conservation areas, frontier lands, and marine-protected areas are increasingly recognized as essential providers of ecosystem services and biological resources. As debates about climate change and sustainability intensify,...

    Published November 21st 2011 by CRC Press

  10. Governing Africa's Forests in a Globalized World

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

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    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...

    Published November 11th 2011 by Routledge