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Situation des Forêts du monde 2016: Forêts et agriculture: défis et possibilités concernant l'utilisation des terres
Price: Free! Words: 50,300. Language: French. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
La Situation des forêts du monde 2016 montre, exemples à l’appui (Costa Rica, Chili, Gambie, Géorgie, Ghana, Tunisie et Viet Nam), qu’il est possible tout à la fois d’accroître la productivité agricole, de renforcer la sécurité alimentaire et d’arrêter – voire de faire reculer – la déforestation.
El estado de los bosques del mundo 2016: Los bosques y la agricultura: desafíos y oportunidades en relación con el uso de la tierra
Price: Free! Words: 51,080. Language: Spanish. Published: July 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Forestry, Nonfiction » Social Science » Agriculture & food
En El estado de los bosques del mundo (SOFO) 2016 se muestra que es posible incrementar la productividad agrícola y la seguridad alimentaria y detener o incluso invertir a un tiempo la deforestación. Para ello, se destacan los esfuerzos satisfactorios realizados por Chile, Costa Rica, Gambia, Georgia, Ghana, Túnez y Viet Nam.
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.
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
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.
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 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.
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.