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World Forests: From Deforestation to Transition?

Series: World Forests Series Volume: 2

Edited By: Matti Palo and Heidi Vanhanen

216 pages, Figs, tabs


Paperback | Dec 2001 | #119199 | ISBN: 0792366840
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Hardback | Dec 2001 | #119198 | ISBN: 0792366832
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Addresses global and subnational issues concerning the world's forests, societies, and environment from an independent and non-governmental point of view. Deforestation and transition is discussed by a team of 14 scientists from both the North and the South, offering knowledge, facts, and information about world forests, society, and the environment.


Part I Global overview and policies: global prospects on deforestation and forest transition, M. Palo. Part II Forest transition: south-north challenges in global forestry, A. Mather; deforestation and forest transition - theory and evidence in China, Yaoqi Zhang from deforestation to reforestation in New England, United States, A.S.P. Pfaff; forest plantations in the South - environmental-economic evaluation, A. Niskanen. Part III Underlying causes of deforestation; modelling causes of deforestation with 477 subnational units, M. Palo, E. Lehto, J. Uusivuori; demographic and ecological factors in FAO tropical deforestation Modelling, R. Scotti; causes of Brazilian Amazon deforestation, E.J. Reis, F.A. Blanco; deforestation and forest policies in Indonesia, B.D. Nasendi; deforestation and agricultural expansion in Mhonda Area, Tanzania, G.C. Monela, B. Solberg; socio-cultural history of deforestation in Africa, A. Siiriainen.

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