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    Economic Boom or Ecologic Doom? Using Spatial Analysis to Reconcile Road Development with Forest Conservation by Alvaro Federico Barra & Mathilde Burnouf    In Praise of Poison Ivy: The Secret Virtues, Astonishing History, and Dangerous Lore of the World's Most Hated Plant by Anita Sanchez    Baobabs of the World: The upside-down trees of Madagascar, Africa and Australia by Andry Petignat & Louise Jasper    Tropical Nature, and Other Essays by Alfred Russel Wallace    The Malay Archipelago, Volume 2. by Alfred Russel Wallace    The Malay Archipelago - Volume 1 by Alfred Russel Wallace    On the Parrots of the Malayan Region, with Remarks on Their Habits, Distribution, and Affinities, and the Descriptions of Two Ne by Alfred Russel Wallace    The Malayan Papilionid by Alfred Russel Wallace    On the Habits of the Butterflies of the Amazon Valley by Alfred Russel Wallace    Mr. Wallace on the Phenomena of Variation and Geographical Distribution as Illustrated by the Malayan Papilionid by Alfred Russel Wallace    Palm Trees of the Amazon and their Uses by Alfred Russel Wallace    List of Birds Collected in the Island of Bouru (One of the Moluccas), with Descriptions of the New Species by Alfred Russel Wallace    A Narrative of Travels on the Amazon and Rio Negro, with an Account of the Native Tribes, and Observations on the Climate, Geolo by Alfred Russel Wallace    New Guinea and its Inhabitants - Part I. and II. by Alfred Russel Wallace    Animal Life in the Tropical Forests by Alfred Russel Wallace    On the Natural History of the Aru Islands by Alfred Russel Wallace    Ponderosa: People, Fire, and the West's Most Iconic Tree by Carl E. Fiedler & Stephen F. Arno    The Bristlecone Book: A Natural History of the World's Oldest Trees by Ronald V. Lanner    First Field Guide to Trees of Southern Africa by Elsa Pooley    Amazonia in the Anthropocene: People, Soils, Plants, Forests by Nicholas C. Kawa    The Life Engine by Rick Baker    Trees in Towns and Cities: A History of British Urban Arboriculture by Mark Johnston    Florida's Uplands by Ellie Whitney & D. Bruce Means & Anne Rudloe    Concise Illustrated Dictionary of Biocontrol Terms by Vladimir V. Gouli & Svetlana Y. Gouli & Jose A. P. Marcelino    On the Burning Edge: A Fateful Fire and the Men Who Fought It by Kyle Dickman    Under the Trees by Hamilton Wright Mabie    Venerable Trees: History, Biology, and Conservation in the Bluegrass by Tom Kimmerer    Green Infrastructure: Incorporating Plants and Enhancing Biodiversity in Buildings and Urban Environments by John W. Dover    Hawthorn: The Tree That Has Nourished, Healed, and Inspired Through the Ages by Bill Vaughn    On the Edge: The State and Fate of the World's Tropical Rainforests by Claude Martin    Cottonwood and the River of Time: On Trees, Evolution, and Society by Reinhard F. Stettler    The Pine Barrens by John McPhee    Ecological Sustainability for Non-timber Forest Products: Dynamics and Case Studies of Harvesting by Charlie M. Shackleton & Ashok K. Pandey & Tamara Ticktin    Forest Plans of North America by Jacek P. Siry    Climate Change and Forest Governance: Lessons from Indonesia by Simon Butt & Rosemary Lyster & Tim Stephens    The Greatest Safari: In the Beginning Was Africa: The Story of Evolution Seen from the Savannah by S?ren Rasmussen    Famous Trees of Texas: Texas A&M Forest Service Centennial Edition by Gretchen Riley & Peter D. Smith    Public Lands Management and Marine Spatial Planning by Morgan Gopnik    Shifting Cultivation and Environmental Change: Indigenous People, Agriculture and Forest Conservation by Malcolm F. Cairns    Trees of East Texas by Robert A. Vines    Trees of North Texas by Robert A. Vines    South Florida Trees: A Field Guide by Bill Buckley    The Naming of the Shrew: A Curious History of Latin Names by John Wright    The R.D. Lawrence Library: Where the Water Lilies Grow / The North Runner / The Place in the Forest by R. D. Lawrence & Max Finkelstein    101 Amazing Facts about Trees by Jack Goldstein    101 Amazing Facts about Trees by Jack Goldstein    Journeys Through Eastern Old-Growth Forests: A Narrative Guide by Jamie Simpson    Limber by Angela Pelster    Modern Ecology: Basic and Applied Aspects by G. Esser    How to Plant a Tree: A Simple Celebration of Trees and Tree-Planting Ceremonies by Daniel Butler

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British Native Trees: Their Past and Present Uses

British Native Trees: Their Past and Present Uses by Piers WarrenIncluding a guide to burning wood in the home

A new ebook by trained tree surgeon and smallholder Piers Warren

This unique ebook explores the past and present uses of products (wood, bark, fruit, sap etc) of the 35 species of British native trees.

With sections:
  • A genus by genus break down of past and present uses of native tree products
  • A guide to Coppicing
  • The history and practice of Charcoal Production
  • Firewood - including an exploration of the environmental issues involved in burning wood in the home, sources of firewood, which wood to burn, seasoning and storing firewood,...
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The Urban Tree Book

The Urban Tree Book by Arthur PlotnikA member of the conservation organization American Forests, Arthur Plotnik is a distinguished author and former American Library Association executive. Along with award-winning artist and illustrator Mary Phelan (his wife), he is a passionate observer of trees in their urban context. The two live on a Chicago street blessed with ashes, maples, and horse-chestnuts.


From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Ecology of Freshwater and Estuarine Wetlands

Ecology of Freshwater and Estuarine Wetlands by Darold P. BatzerDesigned as a textbook, this volume is an important, up-to-date, authoritative, and accessible survey in ecology of freshwater and estuarine wetlands. Prominent wetland scholars address the physical environment, geomorphology, biogeochemistry, soils, and hydrology of both freshwater and estuarine wetlands. Careful syntheses review how hydrology and chemistry constrain wetlands plants and animals. In addition, contributors document the strategies employed by plants, animals, and bacteria to cope with stress. Focusing on the ecology of key organisms, each chapter is relevant to wetland regulation...
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Comparing Futures for the Sacramento - San Joaquin Delta

Comparing Futures for the Sacramento - San Joaquin Delta by Jay LundAn ecosystem in freefall, a shrinking water supply for cities and agriculture, an antiquated network of failure-prone levees-this is the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, the major hub of California's water system. Written by a team of independent water experts, this analysis of the latest data evaluates proposed solutions to the Delta's myriad problems. Through in-depth economic and ecological analysis, the authors find that the current policy of channeling water exports through the Delta is not sustainable for any interest. Employing a peripheral canal-conveying water around the Delta instead...
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59 Seconds: Think a Little, Change a Lot

59 Seconds: Think a Little, Change a Lot by Richard WisemanA member of the conservation organization American Forests, Arthur Plotnik is a distinguished author and former American Library Association executive. Along with award-winning artist and illustrator Mary Phelan (his wife), he is a passionate observer of trees in their urban context. The two live on a Chicago street blessed with ashes, maples, and horse-chestnuts.


From the Trade Paperback edition.

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Forests Sourcebook: Practical Guidance for Sustaining Forests in Development Cooperation

Forests Sourcebook: Practical Guidance for Sustaining Forests in Development Cooperation by World BankThe Forests Source Book provides practical operations-oriented guidance for forest sector engagement toward the goals of poverty reduction, conservation and economic development. Intended to guide World Bank lending activities and projects, the Forests Source Book offers information useful to a broad audience of practitioners, government agencies, and non-governmental organizations. The Source Book was developed in partnership with members of the Collaborative Partnership on Forests, including the Food and Agriculture Organization. The Source Book provides background on key issues, lessons learned,...
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Cork: Biology, Production and Uses

Cork: Biology, Production and Uses by Helena PereiraThis comprehensive book describes cork as a natural product, as an industrial raw-materials, and as a wine bottle closure. From its formation in the outer bark of the cork oak tree to the properties that are of relevance to its use, cork is presented and
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Physiological Ecology of Forest Production

Physiological Ecology of Forest Production by J. J. Landsberg & Peter SandsProcess-based models open the way to useful predictions of the future growth rate of forests and provide a means of assessing the probable effects of variations in climate and management on forest productivity. As such they have the potential to overcome the limitations of conventional forest growth and yield models, which are based on mensuration data and assume that climate and atmospheric CO2 concentrations will be the same in the future as they are now.

This book discusses the basic physiological processes that determine the growth of plants, the way they are affected by environmental factors...

J. J. Landsberg &
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Forest Management and Planning

Forest Management and Planning by Pete Bettinger & Kevin Boston & Jacek SiryThis book provides a focused understanding of contemporary forest management issues through real life examples to engage students. The methodology for the development of quantitatively-derived forest management plans - from gathering information to the implementation of plans at the forest level - are explicit explained. Emphasis is placed on the development of the traditional commodity production forest plans using linear programming, the development of alternative forest plans, and problem resolution in planning.

The authors have developed this book based on their personal experience in teaching...

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Among the Ancients: Adventures in the Eastern Old-Growth Forests

Among the Ancients: Adventures in the Eastern Old-Growth Forests by Joan MaloofA natural history primer packed with travel ideas, this tour of 26 old-growth forests-one in each state east of the Mississippi River and all open to the public-aims to dispel the misconception that these forests are located only on the west coast. With intelligence and lyricism, the book highlights the adventure in getting to each forest and what visitors will find when they arrive. From giant hemlock groves in Pennsylvania to a lonely stand of pines in Wisconsin, each journey provides face-to-face experiences with forests containing majestic trees and a rich diversity of life. As an impassioned...
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Empire of the Beetle

Empire of the Beetle by Andrew NikiforukBeginning in the late 1980s, a series of improbable bark beetle outbreaks unsettled iconic forests and communities across western North America. An insect the size of a rice kernel eventually killed more than 30 billion pine and spruce trees from Alaska to New Mexico. Often appearing in masses larger than schools of killer whales, the beetles engineered one of the world's greatest forest die-offs since the deforestation of Europe by peasants between the eleventh and thirteenth centuries.

The beetle didn't act alone. Misguided science, out-of-control logging, bad public policy, and a hundred years...

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The Wollemi Pine

The Wollemi Pine by James Woodford
James Woodford5 Feb 2012$15.95

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Marschner's Mineral Nutrition of Higher Plants

Marschner's Mineral Nutrition of Higher Plants by Petra Marschner

Respected and known worldwide in the field for his research in plant nutrition, Dr. Horst Marschner authored two editions of Mineral Nutrition of Higher Plants. His research greatly advanced the understanding of rhizosphere processes and trace element uptake by plants and he published extensively in a variety of plant nutrition areas. While doing agricultural research in West Africa in 1996, Dr. Marschner contracted malaria and passed away, and until now this legacy title went unrevised. Despite the passage of time, it remains the definitive reference on plant mineral nutrition.

Great progress...

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The Global Economics of Forestry

The Global Economics of Forestry by William F. F. Hyde

This book traces the economic and biological pattern of forest development from initial settlement and harvest activity at the natural forest frontier to modern industrial forest plantations. It builds from diagrams describing three discrete stages of forest development, and then discusses the management and policy implications associated with each, supporting its observations with examples and data from six continents and from both developed and developing countries. It shows that characteristic distinctions between the three stages make forestry unusual in natural resource management and that...

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Managing Agricultural Greenhouse Gases: Coordinated Agricultural Research through GRACEnet to Address our Changing Climate

Managing Agricultural Greenhouse Gases: Coordinated Agricultural Research through GRACEnet to Address our Changing Climate by Mark Liebig

Global climate change is a natural process that currently appears to be strongly influenced by human activities, which increase atmospheric concentrations of greenhouse gases (GHG), in particular carbon dioxide (CO2), methane (CH4) and nitrous oxide (N2O). Agriculture contributes about 20% of the world's global radiation forcing from CO2, CH4 and N2O, and produces 50% of the CH4 and 70% of the N2O of the human-induced emission.

Interest is increasing among land managers, policy makers, GHG emitting entities, and carbon (C) brokers in using agricultural lands to sequester C and reduce GHG emission....

Mark Liebig5 Jun 2012$129.95

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Eating Dirt: Deep Forests, Big Timber, and Life with the Tree-Planting Tribe

Eating Dirt: Deep Forests, Big Timber, and Life with the Tree-Planting Tribe by Charlotte GillWinner of the BC National Award for Non-Fiction
• Nominated for the Charles Taylor Prize for Literary Non-Fiction and the 2011 Hilary Weston Writer's Trust Award.

During Charlotte Gill's 20 years working as a tree planter she encountered hundreds of clear-cuts, each one a collision site between human civilization and the natural world, a complicated landscape presenting geographic evidence of our appetites. Charged with sowing the new forest in these clear-cuts, tree planters are a tribe caught between the stumps and the virgin timber, between environmentalists and loggers.

In Eating Dirt, Gill...

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A Handbook of Scotland's Trees

A Handbook of Scotland's Trees by Fi MartynogaThis comprehensive handbook, compiled with the expertise of Reforesting Scotland's editors, covers trees commonly found in Scotland. From seed provenance and propagation to the history and lore of each species, this single source contains all the information you need to select the right trees for your site and grow them successfully. Whether you are an owner of (or volunteer at) a small woodland, a gardener looking to incorporate the most appropriate trees into your space, or simply a lover of woodland walks and trees, this invaluable reference will be your one essential guide. Ebook edition...
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Two Billion Trees and Counting: The Legacy of Edmund Zavitz

Two Billion Trees and Counting: The Legacy of Edmund Zavitz by John BacherEdmund Zavitz (1875-1968) is recognized as Ontario's "Father of Reforestation." Due his knowledge of forestry, vision, diligence, and perseverance in the face of opposition, Ontario was rescued from the ravages of environmental disasters. To date more than two billion trees have been planted, with more to come.
John Bacher16 Jul 2012$26.99

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Lives of the Trees

Lives of the Trees by Diana WellsDiana Wells, author of 100 Flowers and How They Got Their Names now turns her attention to something bigger-our deep-rooted relationship with trees. As she investigates the names and meanings of trees, telling their legends and lore, she reminds us of just how innately bound we are to these protectors of our planet. Since the human race began, we have depended on them for food, shade, shelter and fuel, not to mention furniture, musical instruments, medicine utensils and more. Wells has a remarkable ability to dig up the curious and the captivating: At one time, a worm found in a hazelnut prognosticated...
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The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America

The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America by Timothy EganA dramatic account of the worst forest fire in American history by the author of the best-selling and National Book Award-winning THE WORST HARD TIME.
Timothy Egan18 Aug 2012$15.95

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