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  1. Ecosystem Goods and Services from Plantation Forests

    Edited by Jurgen Bauhus, Peter van der Meer, Markku Kanninen

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    Plantation forests often have a negative image. They are typically assumed to be poor substitutes for natural forests, particularly in terms of biodiversity conservation, carbon storage, provision of clean drinking water and other non-timber goods and services. Often they are monocultures that do...

    Published August 19th 2010 by Routledge

  2. Forecasting Forest Futures

    A Hybrid Modelling Approach to the Assessment of Sustainability of Forest Ecosystems and their Values

    By Hamish Kimmins, Juan A. Blanco, Brad Seely, Clive Welham, Kim Scoullar

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    Modelling is an important tool for understanding the complexity of forest ecosystems and the variety of interactions of ecosystem components, processes and values. This book describes the hybrid approach to modelling forest ecosystems and their possible response to natural and management-induced...

    Published July 27th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Monitoring Animal Populations and Their Habitats

    A Practitioner's Guide

    By Brenda McComb, Benjamin Zuckerberg, David Vesely, Christopher Jordan

    In the face of so many unprecedented changes in our environment, the pressure is on scientists to lead the way toward a more sustainable future. Written by a team of ecologists, Monitoring Animal Populations and Their Habitats: A Practitioner’s Guide provides a framework that natural resource...

    Published March 10th 2010 by CRC Press

  4. Forests for People

    Community Rights and Forest Tenure Reform

    Edited by Anne M. Larson, Deborah Barry, Ganga Ram Dahal, Carol Jean Pierce Colfer

    Series: The Earthscan Forest Library

    Who has rights to forests and forest resources? In recent years governments in the South have transferred at least 200 million hectares of forests to communities living in and around them. This book assesses the experience of what appears to be a new international trend that has substantially...

    Published February 23rd 2010 by Routledge

  5. Positive Plant Interactions and Community Dynamics

    Edited by Francisco Pugnaire

    Ever since the concept of the "struggle for life" became the heart of Darwin’s theory of evolution, biologists have studied the relevance of interactions for the natural history and evolution of organisms. Although positive interactions among plants have traditionally received little attention,...

    Published February 8th 2010 by CRC Press

  6. Urban Wildlife Management, Second Edition

    By Clark E. Adams, Kieran J. Lindsey

    When the first edition of Urban Wildlife Management was published two years ago, it provided conservationists, ecologists, and wildlife professionals with a welcome shift in the way that interactions between humans and wildlife were viewed and managed. Instead of focusing on ways to evict or...

    Published November 23rd 2009 by CRC Press

  7. Structural Detailing in Timber

    A Comparative Study of British, European and American Codes and Practices

    Edited by M.Y.H. Bangash

    This manual provides a step-by-step approach to the detailing of timber, and deals with codes of practice from the UK, Europe, America and Russia. It provides practical and up-to-date information on various aspects of timber construction and covers the fundamentals of drawing and drafting practices...

    Published October 8th 2009 by Whittles Publishing

  8. Asking the Earth

    Farms, Forestry and Survival in India

    By Winin Pereira, Jeremy Seabrook

    Series: Natural Resource Management Set

    The need to produce food without the destructive chemical horrors of much modern farming, for an intelligent use of dwindling natural resources and for humane forms of production is universal, the practice is limited. This book is an account of one, large, instance of success in practice....

    Published September 30th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Controlling Tropical Deforestation

    Edited by Alan Grainger

    Series: Natural Resource Management Set

    Tropical rain forest is being cleared so rapidly and on such a scale that it is a major global environmental problem, threatening the survival of half of the world's plant and animal species and contributing to global climate change through the greenhouse effect. But, despite widespread concern for...

    Published September 30th 2009 by Routledge

  10. No Timber Without Trees

    Sustainability in the tropical forest

    By Duncan Poore

    Series: Natural Resource Management Set

    Much of the world's tropical timber is still supplied from natural forest, but under current systems of management the forests are rapidly becoming exhausted. Unless management practices change to become genuinely sustainable, neither the forests nor the essential contribution of the timber...

    Published September 30th 2009 by Routledge