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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Tropical Deforestation

    A socio-economic approach

    By C. J. Jepma

    The depletion of the tropical rain forests has attracted considerable attention in recent times, and the serious consequences for the global biosphere are widely acknowledged. Yet deforestation continues apace, and in some areas (for example, southeast Asia) the very existence of the forests is...

    Published September 30th 2009 by Routledge

  4. Trees, People and Power

    By Peter Utting

    Series: Natural Resource Management Set

    Behind the headlines about the loss of tropical forests in Latin America lies a complex and fascinating story of the social pressures which cause it. Trees, People and Power looks at the various groups, interests and conflicts involved, and explores the repercussions for forestry, the environment...

    Published September 30th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Forests: Market and Intervention Failures

    Five case studies

    By Soren Wibe, Tom Jones

    Series: Environmental and Resource Economics Set

    The economic value of forest. has long been recognized, but the ways in which that value is calculated and the management policies adopted in consequence have all too often resulted in overuse and irreversible destruction. This is spectacularly obvious around the Mediterranean basin, but it is also...

    Published September 30th 2009 by Routledge

  6. Saving the Tropical Forests

    By Judith Gradwohl, Russell Greenberg

    Series: Natural Resource Management Set

    The destruction of the tropical forest is one of the major problems of our time. Vast areas are rapidly becoming wastelands which support only a few tough weeds, perhaps some cattle, and the farms allowed to the poor. This book provides a vision of hope: in Latin America. Africa. And South East...

    Published September 30th 2009 by Routledge

  7. Plantation Politics

    Forest plantations in development

    By Caroline Sargent, Stephen Bass

    Series: Natural Resource Management Set

    Plantations are playing an increasingly important part in the development and the economies of the South. Plantation Politics is the first book to examine their rationale and purpose, exposing the misconceptions and myths that have surrounded their role, and describing the contribution they can...

    Published September 30th 2009 by Routledge

  8. Forest Politics

    The Evolution of International Cooperation

    By David Humphreys

    'An important and timely book' from the Foreword by Stanley Johnson 'A complete and absorbing history of a decade of intense international politics?offers many insights for future negotiators of sustainable solutions' Stephen Bass, International Institute for Environment and Development '...

    Published September 30th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Social-Environmental Planning

    The Design Interface Between Everyforest and Everycity

    By Chris Maser

    Series: Social Environmental Sustainability

    With the environment, climate change, and global warming taking center stage in the national debate, the issues seem insurmountable and certainly unsolvable at the local level. Written by Chris Maser, international consultant on forest ecology, sustainable forestry practices, and sustainable...

    Published September 21st 2009 by CRC Press

  10. Meta-analysis and Combining Information in Genetics and Genomics

    By Rudy Guerra, Darlene R. Goldstein

    Series: Chapman & Hall/CRC Mathematical and Computational Biology

    Novel Techniques for Analyzing and Combining Data from Modern Biological StudiesBroadens the Traditional Definition of Meta-Analysis With the diversity of data and meta-data now available, there is increased interest in analyzing multiple studies beyond statistical approaches of formal...

    Published July 6th 2009 by Chapman and Hall/CRC