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Glimpses of Forestry Research in the Indian Himalayan Region: Special Issue in the International Year of Forest 2011

By: GCS Negi (Editor), PP Dhyani (Editor)

184 pages, illustrations, tables

Bishen Singh Mahendra Pal Singh

Paperback | Jan 2012 | #213636 | ISBN-13: 9788121108607
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NHBS Price: £47.99 $59/€54 approx

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Language: English

This special volume dedicated for the International Year of Forests-2011, contains articles and research papers on wide ranging and emerging areas of forestry and forest ecology contributed by leading researchers from various institutes, Universities and NGOs working in the Indian Himalayan region IHR. Topics covered in this edited volume include climate change impacts on forest structure and functioning ecosystem services, carbon sequestration, carbon markets and REDD+ community forestry, forest fire and invasion and priority areas for forestry research in the RIO+20 era. Readers will find that the articles indicate a paradigm shift from the traditional studies focusing on forest structure and functioning to contemporary global thinking on forests as a natural capital for sustainable growth and development.

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