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World Forests, Society and Environment / Edition 1

World Forests, Society and Environment / Edition 1

by Matti Palo, J. Uusivuori


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780792353010
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 03/31/1999
Series: World Forests , #1
Edition description: 1999
Pages: 404
Product dimensions: 7.99(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Foreword.Part I: Editorial Perspectives. 1. Globalization of Forests, Societies and Environments; M. Palo, J. Uusivuori. Part II: Society and Environment. 2. Global Threats and Opportunies; T. Della Senta, J. Park. 3. Information Technology and Paper Demand Scenarios; L. Hetemäki. Part III: Importance of Forests. 4. Perceptions and Concepts of the Importance of Forests; Ph. Wardle, A.R.S. Kaoneka. 5. Assessment Prospects for the World's Forest Resources; H. G. Lund. 6. No End to Deforestation? M. Palo. 7. Production and Trade in Forest Goods; B. Michie et al. 8. Society and the Services of Forests; A. Mather. Part IV: Global Forum. 9. Deforestation - Institutional Causes and Solutions; D.W. Bromley. Discusson on Bromley's Article by E.J. Reis. Response for Reis' Discussion by D.W. Bromley. 10.Timber Trade and Environment; E.B. Barbier. Discussion on Barbier's Article by J.R. Vincent. 11. Forests and Climate Change - Ecological and Economic Challenges; P. Kaupii, B. Solberg. Discussion on Kauppi's and Solberg's Article by R.A. Sedjo. 12. The State of the World's Forest Biodiversity; J.A. Sayer, S. Iremonger. Discussion on Sayer's and Iremonger's Article by J. Salo. Part V: Regional Forum. Africa. 13. African Forests. Societies and Environments; A.R.S. Kaoneka. 14. Agroforestry and Farm Forestry in Africa; I. Nhantumbo. 15. Wood Energy in Sub-Saharan Africa; G.C. Monela, V.B.M.S. Kihiyo. 16. Management of Dry Forests and Livesk in Sub-Saharan Africa; A.K. Semesi. 17. Forest Sector in South Africa; S. Kelatwang, A.R.S. Kaoneka. Asia &endash; Pacific. 18. Asia-Pacifc Forests, Societies and Environments; A.R.S. Kaoneka. 19. Demand, Supply and Trade of Forest Products in Asia-Pacific; D. Zhang, J. Buongiorno. 20. Community Forestry Development in India; A.K. Banarjee. 21. Political Power and the Indonesian Forest Concession System; S. Kasa. 22. Development of the Forest Sector in Indonesia; W.D. Sunderlin. Latin America. 23. Latin American Forests, Societies and Environments; G. Mery. 24. Plantation and Natural Forests in Latin America &endash; Balanced Developments? R. de Camino. 25. Urban Forestry Development in Latin America; W. Cobo. 26. Forests, Policies and People on the Central American Agricultural Frontier; D. Kaimowitz, J. Paupitz. 27. Forest Policies in Brazil; S. Kengen, L.R. Graça. North America and Europe. 28. Forests. Societies and Environments in North America and Europe; G. Mery et al. 29. Environmental Forestry Conflicts in Europe and the United States; E. Hellström. 30.Timber Certification Prospects; D. Ingram, R.-R. Enroth. 31.Technological Flexibility in the North American Forest Sector; P.J. Ince. 32. Forest-based Development in Finland &endash; a Unique Success? M. Palo, J. Uusivuori. Part VI. Special theme &endash; forest sectors of economies in transition. 33. Russian and Chinese Forests, Societies and Environments in Transition; E. Kopylova, et al. Russian Federation. 34. Transition from Planning to Market Economy; E. Kopylova. 35. Forest Resources of the Russian Federation; E. Kopylova. 36. Forest Industries in the Russian Federation; A. Moiseyev, et al. 37. Erosion of Social Structures in the Russian Forest Sector; E. Kopylova, J. Uusivuori. 38. Environmental Concerns in the Russian Forest Sector; E. Kopylova. 39. Forest Science and Education in the Russian Federation; E. Kopylova. China. 40. The Forest Sector in China: Towards a Market Economy; Yaoqi Zhang, et al. Contributors. Index. Boxes. Figures. Tables. Maps.

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