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The Wealth of Forests: Markets, Regulation, and Sustainable Forestry

Edited By: Chris Tollefson

396 pages, no illustrations

University of British Columbia Press

Paperback | Jun 1999 | #100933 | ISBN: 0774806834
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Hardback | Oct 1998 | #85840 | ISBN: 0774806826
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About this book

A pioneering attempt to consider the concrete policy implications of the much discussed transition to sustainable forestry. It integrates two distinct academic literatures: one that seeks to define and identify ways to implement sustainable forestry, and another that focuses on the relative merits of regulatory and market instruments for promoting environmental values.


Economic Instruments for Promoting Sustainable Forestry - Opportunities and Constraints; Governing Instruments for Forestry Policy in British Columbia - a Positive and Normative Analysis; Compliance and Constraint - Economic Instruments in Context; Structural Instruments and Sustainable Forests - a Political Ecology Approach; Tenures as Economic Instruments for Achieving Objectives of Public Forest Policy in British Columbia; Living Communities in a Living Forest - Towards an Ecosystem-Based Structure of Local Tenure and Management; Timber Pricing Policies and Sustainable Forestry; Sustainable Practices? an Analysis of BC's Forest Practices Code; Priority-Use Zoning - Sustainable Solution or Symbolic Politics?; Sustained Yield - Why Has it Failed to Achieve Sustainability?; The Pitfalls and Potential of Eco-Certification as a Market Incentive for Sustainable Forest Management; Regulation, Takings, Compensation and the Environment - an Economic Perspective; Ecoforestry Bound - How International Trade Agreements Constrain the Adoption of an Ecosystem-Based Approach to Forest Management.

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