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Forty years of community-based forestry: A review of its extent and effectiveness
Price: Free! Words: 49,780. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
This publication is FAO’s first comprehensive look at the impact of community-based forestry since previous reviews in 1991 and 2001. It considers both collaborative regimes (forestry practised on land with formal communal tenure requiring collective action) and smallholder forestry (on land that is generally privately owned).
Global guidelines for the restoration of degraded forests and landscapes in drylands
Price: Free! Words: 50,760. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry
These guidelines target two main groups – policymakers and other decision-makers, and practitioners – because both have the power to bring about positive change. They present the essential components for the design, implementation and sustainability of restoration initiatives that can help build ecological and social resilience and generate benefits for local livelihoods.
Wildlife Conservation in India - 1: Road To Nowhere
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 46,250. Language: English (Indian dialect). Published: October 1, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
This book is about a question that bothers no one in India: Why preserve dangerous wild animals? While the whole world is conserving wildlife to support local economies, India does it just for the heck of it. The world feeds millions from wildlife based incomes, an impoverished India says we want none of it. So, wild animals and people survive at each others' cost. Here's a new perspective.
Situation des Forêts du monde 2014
Price: Free! Words: 60,970. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry
La présente édition de la situation des forêts du monde vise à combler cette lacune. On y trouvera, réuni et analysé, un ensemble exhaustif de données sur la contribution des forêts aux moyens d’existence, à l’alimentation, à la santé, au logement et aux sources d’énergie. On y verra aussi comment améliorer les informations disponibles et ajuster les politiques afi n de mieux tirer parti à l’aveni
Состояние лесов мира 2014
Price: Free! Words: 48,870. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry
При подготовке настоящего издания доклада "Состояние лесов мира" был проведен систематический сбор и анализ данных о роли лесов как источника средств к существованию, продовольствия, лекарств, крова и энергетических ресурсов для человека. Кроме того, в докладе также содержатся предложения по совершенствованию сбора такой информации и корректировке мер политики, с тем чтобы в будущем повысить соци
El estado de los bosques del mundo 2014
Price: Free! Words: 61,760. Language: English. Published: April 23, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry
En esta edición de El estado de los bosques del mundo se recogen y analizan de forma sistemática datos sobre la contribución de los bosques a las necesidades de las personas relativas a los medios de vida, alimentación, salud, abrigo y energía. Además, se sugiere cómo se podrían mejorar la información y las políticas con miras a potenciar los beneficios socioeconómicos de los bosques en el futuro.
State of the World's Forests 2014
Price: Free! Words: 49,720. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry
This edition of State of the World’s Forests addresses this knowledge gap by systematically gathering and analysing available data on forests’ contributions to people’s livelihoods, food, health, shelter and energy needs. Crucially, the report also suggests how information might be improved and policies adjusted, so that the socioeconomic benefits from forests can be enhanced in the future.
The State of the World’s Forest Genetic Resources
Price: Free! Words: 124,000. Language: English. Published: April 15, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry
This FAO flagship publication entitled The State of the World’s Forest Genetic Resources reviews the conservation, management and use of tree and other woody plant genetic resources that are valuable to human well-being.
Fire Monitoring Handbook (FMH Fire Management Program Center, National Interagency Fire Center) Part 2 - Wildfire and Wildland Fire Environmental and Fire Observation, Vegetation Monitoring Protocols
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 33,210. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry
The fire monitoring program described in this Fire Monitoring Handbook (FMH) allows the National Park Service to document basic information, to detect trends, and to ensure that each park meets its fire and resource management objectives.
Fire Monitoring Handbook (FMH Fire Management Program Center, National Interagency Fire Center) Part 1 - Wildfire and Wildland Fire Environmental and Fire Observation, Vegetation Monitoring Protocols
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 59,670. Language: English. Published: December 5, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Engineering, trades, and technology » Fire Science, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry
The fire monitoring program described in this Fire Monitoring Handbook (FMH) allows the National Park Service to document basic information, to detect trends, and to ensure that each park meets its fire and resource management objectives.
Florestas, Ambiente e Sustentabilidade
Price: Free! Words: 5,960. Language: Portuguese. Published: July 16, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry, Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Botany
Forest ecosystems in the district of Bragança provide a remarkable set of benefits to the society. In this work we analysed the major forest ecosystem services in the region based on the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment framework. We describe shortly the services of biodiversity maintenance, production of biomass for energy, mushrooms and other non-woody forest resources, regulation of atmospheric
FIRE CREW: Stories from the Fireline
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 86,950. Language: English. Published: November 9, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry
Every year, thousands of young men and women think they would like a job as a wildland firefighter. And every year, tens of thousands of them do it — they fight the summer battles of wildfire on the forests and grasslands of the West. Some die. Some have the times of their lives. And many forge lifelong friendships and collect the memories of a lifetime.