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Climate Change and Forest Management in the Western Hemisphere

Edited By: MHI Dore

199 pages, Figs, tabs

Haworth Press

Paperback | Dec 2001 | #117639 | ISBN: 1560220783
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Hardback | Dec 2001 | #117638 | ISBN: 1560220775
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About this book

Examines integrated forest management in the Americas, covering important global issues including global climate change and the conservation of biodiversity. Contains case studies from forests in North, Central and South America.


Contents

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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