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Forests in a full world

Author: G M Woodwell
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This text, drawn from experience with the World Commission on Forests and Sustainable Development, presents a concise view of the status of forests globally, of demands on them, and of their  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: G M Woodwell
ISBN: 0300088817 9780300088816 0300088825 9780300088823
OCLC Number: 47623946
Description: xxii, 231 pages : illustrations, color maps ; 22 cm
Contents: Forests at the end of the second millennium --
Climatic disruption: forests and the warming of the Earth / Richard A. Houghton --
Agriculture: forests and agriculture / Richard A. Houghton --
Biotic impoverishment: transitions in forests and land --
Forests and water: water and drainage basins --
Forests and climate --
Timber and fiber: global wood and forest balances / Sten Nilsson --
Plantations: plantation forestry at the millennium / Peter Kanowski --
Forests and energy: future demands on forests as a source of energy / Eric D. Larson and Thomas B. Johansson --
Ecological land-use planning: the cost of life in a full world. Planning in defense of the public interest: land use in a full world / Brian Kerr --
Forests and global security in the twenty-first century.
Responsibility: George M. Woodwell ; with contributions from Ola Ullsten [and others].
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"This book clearly shows the importance of forests in the world and the imperative to change how we treat them. It provides a wonderful overview - sound, factual, even-handed." Thomas E. Lovejoy, The Read more...

 
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