Climate Change and Forest Management in the Western Hemisphere

Food Products Press,U.S.
  • 1. Auflage
  • |
  • erschienen am 18. Januar 2001
  • Buch
  • |
  • Softcover
  • |
  • 199 Seiten
978-1-56022-078-7 (ISBN)
Conserve biodiversity with effective forest management practices!This valuable book examines integrated forest management in the Americas. Climate Change and Forest Management in the Western Hemisphere takes a close look at such important international issues as global warming and the destruction of the Amazon rainforest. It offers tested suggestions for combining productive economic use of forest products with sustainable, ecologically sound management practices. Here you will find case studies from representative forests in North, Central, and South America. This solidly researched book explores the barriers to integrating environmental and economic approaches to forest management. It also offers practical suggestions for overcoming those barriers, including economic incentives for sustainable use and the conservation of biodiversity. Climate Change and Forest Management in the Western Hemisphere also explores: - the role of the Brazilian rainforest in the global carbon cycle
- sustainable use of rainforests
- the valuation of forests for carbon sequestration
- plant biodiversity in managed timber forests
- issues of deforestation and reforestation
- and much more!Climate Change and Forest Management in the Western Hemisphere offers a comprehensive overview of a vital subject. It is an essential resource for forestry specialists, environmental economists, and anyone interested in climate change or sustainable agriculture.
  • Englisch
  • Abingdon
  • |
  • Großbritannien
Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • Für Beruf und Forschung
  • 318 gr
978-1-56022-078-7 (9781560220787)
1560220783 (1560220783)
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Contents - An Introduction to Climate Change and Forest Management in the Western Hemisphere
- Part I: Integrated Forest Management
- Integrated Forest Management: Obstacles to a Comprehensive Integration of Economic and Environmental Dimensions
- Can Timber Production Be Compatible with Conservation of Forest Biodiversity? Two Case Studies of Plant Biodiversity in Managed Neotropical Forests
- Joint Implementation in Costa Rica: A Case Study at the Community Level
- Part II. Amazonian Forest
- Effects of Land Use and Forest Management on the Carbon Cycle in the Brazilian Amazon
- Integrating Ecological Complexity into Economic Incentives for Sustainable Use of Amazonian Rainforests
- Part III: North American Forests
- The Carbon Cycle and the Value of Canadian Forests
- Sustainability for British Columbia Forestry
- Deforestation and Land Use Change in Mexico
- Index
- Reference Notes Included

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