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  1. Urban Wildlife Management, Second Edition

    By Clark E. Adams

    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 24th 2009 by CRC Press

  2. 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 9th 2009 by Whittles Publishing

  3. 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 October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  4. 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 October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  5. 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 October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  6. 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 October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  7. 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 October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  8. 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 October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  9. 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 October 1st 2009 by Routledge

  10. 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 October 1st 2009 by Routledge