The Healing Power of Forests: The Philosophy Behind Restoring Earth's Balance with Native Trees

The Healing Power of Forests: The Philosophy Behind Restoring Earth's Balance with Native Trees

by Elgene O. Box
     
 

The Healing Power of Forestsdescribes the successful techniques used to recreate depleted forests, whether near factory sites, parking lots, or even the Great Wall of China, on the basis of environmental studies. The book challenges us to plant 'native forests of native trees' to increase the chances for achieving a sustainable way of life before it is too

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The Healing Power of Forestsdescribes the successful techniques used to recreate depleted forests, whether near factory sites, parking lots, or even the Great Wall of China, on the basis of environmental studies. The book challenges us to plant 'native forests of native trees' to increase the chances for achieving a sustainable way of life before it is too late.

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"The book successfully indicates how natural forests help to regulate the biosphere and can provide a model for urban planning."—Economic Botany

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ISBN-13:
9784333020737
Publisher:
Kosei Publishing Co
Publication date:
08/15/2007
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
294
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Akira Miyawaki, a professor emeritus at Yokohama National University, established the world-renowned Institute of Environmental Science and Technology.

Elgene O. Box is a professor in the Department of Geography and Faculty of Ecology at the University of Georgia.

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