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  • Lumberjills by Joanna Foat
    Lumberjills (English, Paperback)

    The first book to fully recognise and tell the tale of the efforts of the Lumberjills - the Women's Timber Corps - during the Second World War

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  • Woodland Development by George Peterken
    Woodland Development (English, Paperback)

    Lady Park Wood in the Wye Valley, UK was set aside as a 'natural' reserve for ecological research in 1944 and the trees, shrubs and ground vegetation have been recorded in detail ever since. This beautifully illustrated book describes 70 years of observations presenting the most detailed records in Europe of how a woodland develops naturally.

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  • Silviculture of Trees Used in British Forestry by Peter Savill
    Silviculture of Trees Used in British Forestry (English, Paperback)

    This new edition describes the silvicultural characteristics of trees common to the UK, including all important native species and a selection of the most significant exotics. With details of climatic zones, soils, productivity, pests and diseases, this book provides concise but detailed information on the establishment and management of forests.

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  • Global Resources and the Environment by Chadwick Dearing Oliver
    Global Resources and the Environment (English, Paperback)

    An illustrated overview of the sustainability of natural resources and the social and environmental issues surrounding their distribution and demand.

    $59.57 $64.99
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  • Data Analysis in Vegetation Ecology by Otto Wildi
    Data Analysis in Vegetation Ecology (English, Paperback)

    The third edition of this popular graduate-level text introduces the reader to the investigation of vegetation systems with an emphasis on data analysis. It covers pattern recognition, pattern testing, static and dynamic modelling and model testing including spatial and temporal aspects of ecosystems.

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  • Introduction to Water Resources and Environmental Issues by Karrie Lynn Pennington
    Introduction to Water Resources and Environmental Issues (English, Hardback)

    Provides a thorough introduction for undergraduate students to the complex and crucial world of water resources.

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  • Forest Community Connections by Ellen M. Donoghue
    Forest Community Connections (English, Paperback)

    The connections between communities and forests are complex and evolving, presenting challenges to forest managers, researchers, and communities themselves. This book explores the responses of forest communities to a changing economy, changing federal policy, and concerns about forest health from both within and outside forest communities.

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  • Saplings and Spades by David Parkins
    Saplings and Spades (English, Paperback)

    An anecdotal memoir of how and why a new wood was planted in Northumberland

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  • Timber by Peter Dauvergne
    Timber (English, Paperback)

    Timber is a vital resource that is all around us. It forms our homes and furniture, our disposable diapers and newspapers, and boxes our cereal and new appliances. The way we produce and consume timber, however, is changing. With international timber companies and big box discount retailers increasingly controlling through global commodity chains where and how much timber is traded, the world's...

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  • Dreaming of Sheep in Navajo Country by Marsha Weisiger
    Dreaming of Sheep in Navajo Country (English, Paperback)

    How the misguided policy of reducing livestock on the Navajo reservation in the 1930s is still felt today by the people and the land

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  • Forest Preservation in a Changing Climate by Sebastien Jodoin
    Forest Preservation in a Changing Climate (English, Paperback)

    This book discusses how a global effort to fight climate change by reducing carbon emissions in the forestry sector in developing countries (known as REDD+) have affected the rights of indigenous peoples and local communities in Indonesia and Tanzania. This title is also available as Open Access.

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  • Forests, Business and Sustainability by Rajat Panwar
    Forests, Business and Sustainability (English, Hardback)

    Forests are under tremendous pressure from human uses of all kinds, and one of the most significant threats to their sustainability comes from commercial interests. This book presents a comprehensive examination of the interactions between the forest products sector and the sustainability of forests. ...

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  • Logjam by David Humphreys
    Logjam (English, Paperback)

    Presents a study that examines the impacts of neoliberal global governance on forests, and offers an overview of international forest politics. This book is suitable for students of global environmental politics and also for forest policy makers.

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  • Ecosystem Goods and Services from Plantation Forests by Jurgen Bauhus
    Ecosystem Goods and Services from Plantation Forests (English, Hardback)

    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. This book shows that they can play a vital role in the provision of ecosystem services.

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  • Rite of Passage by Jonathan Clark
    Rite of Passage (Hardback) $48.95
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  • Logging Long Ago by Mary L. Martin
    Logging Long Ago (English, Paperback)

    Follow the history of logging as it unfolds across the United States, from the virgin forests of the east, to the towering redwoods of the West Coast. Historic photography, much of it beautifully hand tinted, captures images of the early woods, the woodsman, and the machines of this important industry..

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  • Handbook of Forest Resource Economics by Shashi Kant
    Handbook of Forest Resource Economics (English, Hardback)

    It is increasingly recognized that the economic value of forests is not merely the production of timber. Forests provide other key ecosystem services, such as being sinks for greenhouse gases, hotspots of biodiversity, tourism and recreation. They are also vitally important in preventing soil erosion and controlling water supplies, as well as providing non-timber forest products and supporting the...

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  • Forest Economics by Professor Daowei Zhang
    Forest Economics (English, Paperback)

    This book covers the basic economic principles and concepts and their application to modern forest management and policy issues.

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  • Logging Railroads of the Adirondacks by William Gove
    Logging Railroads of the Adirondacks (English, Hardback)

    Relates the history of railroad activity during that robust era that witnessed the most intense timber harvest ever undertaken in the Adirondacks. In this volume, the author provides an in-depth history of railroad activity in the Adirondacks. He also describes the logging methods used and the role of railroads in the logging industry.

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