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The business of sustainable forestry : strategies for an industry in transition

Author: Michael B Jenkins; Emily T Smith
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Island Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Business of Sustainable Forestry integrates and analyzes a series of twenty-one case studies of industry leaders carried out by the Sustainable Forestry Working Group. It is the first book to provide a composite snapshot of the business of sustainable forestry, presenting the management practices, techniques, and technologies, as well as the lessons learned by early adopters. Written in language accessible to  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael B Jenkins; Emily T Smith
ISBN: 1559637137 9781559637138
OCLC Number: 40856973
Description: xvii, 356 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / Jonathan Lash, Stephan Schmidheiny --
Introduction: Sustaining Forests and Profits --
The Pursuit of Innovation --
The Forest Products Industry in Transition --
Emerging Markets for Certified Wood Products --
New Mandates for Technology --
Lessons from a Pioneer --
Harvesting Ecology and Economics --
Opportunities for Private Timber Owners in Sustainable Forestry --
Rich Niches --
The Difficulties of Sustainable Forest Management in the Tropics --
The Socioeconomics of Brazilian Pulp Plantations --
The Road to Certification --
The Wall of Wood --
Meshing Operations with Strategic Purpose --
Lessons Learned --
The Sustainable Forestry Working Group.
Responsibility: Michael B. Jenkins and Emily T. Smith.
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