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Global Perspectives on Sustainable Forest Management

This book is dedicated to global perspectives on sustainable forest management. It focuses on a need to move away from purely protective management of forests to innovative approaches for multiple use and management of forest resources. The book is divided into two sections; the first section, with thirteen chapters deals with the forest management aspects while the second section, with five chapters is dedicated to forest utilization. This book will fill the existing gaps in the knowledge about emerging perspectives on sustainable forest management. It will be an interesting and helpful resource to managers, specialists and students in the field of forestry and natural resources management.

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Global Perspectives on Sustainable Forest ManagementEdited by Dr. Clement A. Okia

Published: April 25th 2012

DOI: 10.5772/2634

ISBN: 978-953-51-0569-5

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5283-5

Copyright year: 2012

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203885 Total Chapter Downloads

56 Crossref Citations

96 Web of Science Citations

174 Dimensions Citations


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1. Deforestation: Causes, Effects and Control Strategies

By Sumit Chakravarty, S. K. Ghosh, C. P. Suresh, A. N. Dey and Gopal Shukla


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2. Depletion of Oak (Quercus spp.) Forests in the Western Himalaya: Grazing, Fuelwood and Fodder Collection

By Gajendra Singh and G. S. Rawat


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3. Nepal's Community Forestry: Need of Better Governance

By Ridish K. Pokharel, Santosh Rayamajhi and Krishna R. Tiwari


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4. The Influence of Decisional Autonomy on Performance and Strategic Choices - The Case of Subcontracting SMEs in Logging Operations

By Etienne St-Jean and Luc LeBel


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5. Member, Owner, Customer, Supplier? - The Question of Perspective on Membership and Ownership in a Private Forest Owner Cooperative

By Gun Lidestav and Ann-Mari Arvidsson


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6. Economic Feasibility of an Eucalyptus Agroforestry System in Brazil

By Álvaro Nogueira de Souza, Humberto Ângelo, Maísa Santos Joaquim, Sandro Nogueira de Souza and John Edward Belknap


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7. Effects of a Unilateral Tariff Liberalisation on Forestry Products and Trade in Australia: An Economic Analysis Using the GTAP Model

By Luz Centeno Stenberg and Mahinda Siriwardana


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8. Strategic Cost Management Practices Adopted by Segments of Brazilian Agribusiness

By Marcos Antonio Souza and Kátia Arpino Rasia


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9. Forestry and Life Cycle Assessment

By Andreja Bosner, Tomislav Poršinsky and Igor Stankić


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10. Wildlife Forestry

By Daniel J. Twedt


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11. Fire Ignition Trends in Durango, México

By Marín Pompa-García and Eusebio Montiel-Antuna


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12. Remote Sensing of Forestry Studies

By Kai Wang, Wei-Ning Xiang, Xulin Guo and Jianjun Liu


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13. GIS for Operative Support

By Gunnar Bygdén


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14. Adding Value Prior to Pulping: Bioproducts from Hemicellulose

By Lew Christopher


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15. Incorporating Carbon Credits into Breeding Objectives for Plantation Species in Australia

By Miloš Ivković, Keryn Paul and Tony McRae


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16. Irreversibility and Uncertainty in Multifunctional Forest Management Allocation

By Jens Abildtrup, Jacques Laye, Maximilien Laye and Anne Stenger


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17. Ecoefficient Timber Forwarding on Lowland Soft Soils

By Tomislav Poršinsky, Tibor Pentek, Andreja Bosner and Igor Stankić


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18. Comparison of Timber Consumption in U.S. and China

By Lanhui Wang and Huiwen Wang


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