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Man and Tropical Forests, a Sustainable Relationship?

Man and Tropical Forests, a Sustainable Relationship?


B. Singer

Edition 2015

This work sets out the main ecological, social, economic and political issues of tropical forests. Local, national or international action instruments are recommended for each issue. This book guides the reader towards understanding of solutions frequently clubbed together under the term “sustainable forest management”. It includes FAO 2015 data on the state of tropical forests and will appeal to anyone curious to find out more about the issues of natural resources.


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Anatomie du bois

Anatomy of Wood

Formation, Functions and Identification


M. Trouy

Edition 2015

This educational work explains the formation and functions of wood in the tree and addresses anatomy as an identification tool. Numerous illustrations complete the precise description of cell and parietal structures of coniferous and deciduous woody species. The examples chosen correspond above all to the French forest species but the bases of the anatomy of wood are the same for all wood anywhere in the world.


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Barème de cubage

Barème de cubage


Edition 2014

Although the French standard uses girth, this cubage table for wood blocks or logs is based on diameter, to take account of the consistent and justified use of diameter in French-speaking tropical countries.


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The Aleppo Pine in France

The Aleppo Pine in France

Seventeen Sheets to Understand and Manage


B. Prévosto

Edition 2013

Predominant in the Mediterranean basin, the Aleppo Pine is also the flagship conifer species in the French Mediterranean region. This guide comprises seventeen sheets that together summarise current knowledge on the ecology, management, behaviour in a fire and the use and mobilisation of this species.


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When the City Devours the Forest

When the City Devours the Forest

The Challenges of Energy Wood in Central Africa


D. Louppe, J. Marien, É. Dubiez, A. Larzillière

Edition 2013

Africais facing two major challenges linked to its soaring population: how to supply food in increasingly abundant quantities and how to provide populations with the energy they need to cook food? This book presents the results of the Makala project "Managing the energy wood resource sustainably in Central Africa" carried out in the Republic of Congo and in the Democratic Republic of Congo. It shows an energy wood consumption status of large cities and the Kinshasa supply basin. It suggests essential tools for managing the wood resource properly along with management models for this resource and reviews the prospects for the future.


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Opening up forests to the general public

Opening up forests to the general public

A recreation service


J. Dehez

Edition 2012

The forest is not just a stock of wood or a biodiversity reserve.It is also a leisure area and, as such, is well-frequented. However, although the first two concepts are echoed genuinely within the world of forestry, the idea of opening the forest up to the public is lagging behind in France.


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Forêts tropicales et cycle du carbone

Forêts tropicales et cycle du carbone


B. Locatelli

Edition 2010

Human production of greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide is a big issue for the scientific community, which is currently looking closely at terrestrial climate change. This comparative account of the methods and results of work into the role played ...


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Beyond tropical deforestation

Beyond tropical deforestation

From Tropical Deforestation to Forest Cover Dynamics and Forest Development


D. Babin

Edition 2010

Does the diagnosis of irreversible destruction of both forests and their biodiversity actually mask a wide range of patterns? Based on the results of natural and social scientists, Beyond Tropical Deforestation attempts to answer fundamental ...


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Évaluation économique de la biodiversite

Évaluation économique de la biodiversite

Methods and Examples for Temperate Forests


J. Terreaux, E. Brahic

Edition 2009

This book suggests tools for economic assessment studies of biodiversity and presents the advantages and disadvantages of each method. Forest managers will find it extremely useful.


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Forêts de protection contre les aléas naturels

Forêts de protection contre les aléas naturels

Diagnoses and Strategies


J. Ladier, A. Hurand, F. Berger, G. Calès, S. Simon-Teissier, F. Rey

Edition 2009

The advanced age of the forests that serve to protect against natural hazards suggests that they may become unstable in the near future. This illustrated guide should help forest managers renew the plant cover in these forests at a reasonable cost.


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