4 edition of Forests and landscapes found in the catalog.
Forests and landscapes
by CABI Pub., in association with the International Union of Forestry Research Organizations (IUFRO) in New York
Written in English
Includes bibliographical references and index
|Statement||edited by S.R.J. Sheppard and H.W. Harshaw|
|Series||IUFRO research series -- 6|
|Contributions||Sheppard, S. R. J. 1952-, Harshaw, H. W.|
|LC Classifications||SD387.S87 F69 2001|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xxix, 294 p.,  p. of plates :|
|Number of Pages||294|
|LC Control Number||00064183|
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Designing Sustainable Forest Landscapes is a definitive guide to the design and management of forest landscapes, covering the theory and principles of forest design as well as providing practical guidance on methods and tools. Including a variety of international case studies the book focuses on ecosystem regeneration, the management of natural forests and the management of plantation by: Forest Restoration in Landscapes is a compilation of WWF experiences in the establishment, maintenance, and evaluation of these efforts.
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The Guidelines publications define sustainable forest management in the UK under a series of subject areas. Exploring a set of new empirical case studies, Carbon Conflicts and Forest Landscapes in Africa examines how these projects are unfolding, their effects, and who is gaining and losing.
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This publication, Global guidelines for the restoration of degraded forests and landscapes in drylands, is an output of this initiative, drawing lessons from the many experiences in dryland restoration worldwide.
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If you would like to keep informed of our new titles and initiatives please sign up for our newsletter by. Now, a first-of-its-kind examination of the federal role in nonfederal forest management, Forested Landscapes in Perspective presents a comprehensive look at the current landscape and recommends improvements that best serve public and private interests.
Winner of the Society for Economic Botany's Mary W. Klinger Book Award. Cultural Forests of the Amazon is a comprehensive and diverse account of how indigenous people transformed landscapes and managed resources in the most extensive region of tropical forests in the world.
Until recently, most scholars and scientists, as well as the general public, thought indigenous/5."This is an important and comprehensive book that is timely, original, and of uniformly high quality. There is relatively little familiarity outside of Mexico with the incredibly rich experience of community forest management there.
Certainly no comprehensive review such as this book exists that covers so many aspects of the subject The book will appeal to scholars from both social and.He has produced over scientific publications, including the books Ecology of a Managed Terrestrial Landscape: Patterns and Processes of Forest Landscapes in Ontario (), Emulating Natural Forest Landscape Disturbances: Concepts and Applications (), Forest Landscape Ecology: Transferring Knowledge to Practice (), Expert Knowledge.