Forests and Globalization: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development

Forests and Globalization: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Development

by William Nikolakis, John Innes

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781317660729
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/19/2014
Series: The Earthscan Forest Library
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 226
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

William Nikolakis is a lawyer and a Research Fellow in the Department of Forest Resources Management, Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia, Canada. 

John Innes is Professor and Dean of the Faculty of Forestry at the University of British Columbia, Canada. He is the author or editor of several books on sustainable forestry, forest policy and forest health, and co-ordinator of the Task Force "Resources for the Future" for the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO).

Table of Contents

1. Resources for the Future 

John Innes and William Nikolakis 

2. Forces Shaping the Globe’s Forests and Forest Use 

David Cohen 

3. Thoughts on Transforming the Forest Sector: The Potential (and Reality) of the Bio-economy 

Don Roberts and William Nikolakis 

4. Globalization and its Implications to Forest Health 

Andrew Liebhold and Michael Wingfield 

5. The Consumer-Country Response to Illegal Logging and the International Trade in Illegal Timber 

Duncan Brack 

6. Voluntary Zero Net Deforestation: The Implications of Demand-Side Retail Sustainability for Global Forests 

Jane Lister and Peter Dauvergne 

7. IKEA: A Furniture Company’s View on Wood 

Anders Hildeman and Mattias Carlsson 

8. Roots of Recognition and Contested Claims: Opportunities and Challenges for Pro-Community Forest Tenure Reform since 2002 

Alexandre Corriveau-Bourque, Jenny Springer, Andy White, and D. Bryson Ogden 

9. Future Directions for Plantations: Investment Options and Product Markets 

Rob de Fégely 

10. New Generation Plantations: What Future Role Towards Sustainability? 

Luis Neves Silva 

11. Commercialization of Forestry Genetic Research: From Promise to Practice 

Mike May 

12. Can European Forests Meet the Demands of the Bio-economy in the Future? Wood Supply alongside Environmental Services 

Gert-Jan Nabuurs, Mart-Jan Schelhaas, Kees Hendriks and Geerten Hengeveld 

13. Bamboo and Rattan Production and the Implications of Globalization 

J. Coosje Hoogendoorn and Andrew Benton 

14. What is needed to Make Markets for Forest Ecosystem Services a Reality? 

David Brand and Devyani Singh 

15. Lessons in the Design of Payments for Environmental Services: Theory and Experience 

Sven Wunder, Harry Nelson and William Nikolakis

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