A Forest Journey

Pub Date : 1989 | Author : John Perlin | Publisher :

ISBN 10 : UOM:39076001988620
ISBN 13 :

Chronicles the destruction of the world's forests as a result of overdependency on wood as a building and energy source, and points out the resultant declining soil productivity, f..

A Forest Journey The Story Of Wood And Civilization

Pub Date : 2005-09-20 | Author : John Perlin | Publisher : The Countryman Press

ISBN 10 : 9781581579154
ISBN 13 : 1581579152

A contemporary view of the effects of wood, as used for building and fuel, and of deforestation on the development of civilization. Until the ascendancy of fossil fuels, wood has b..

Forest Dynamics

Pub Date : 1993 | Author : Daniel B. Botkin | Publisher : Oxford University Press on Demand

ISBN 10 : 9780195065558
ISBN 13 : 0195065557

Offering a fresh perspective on ecological phenomena, this book provides all the information necessary to understand and use the JABOWA simulation model of forest growth. It sets t..

The Winds Of Change

Pub Date : 2006 | Author : Eugene Linden | Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9780684863528
ISBN 13 : 0684863529

A concise history of significant world events that occurred as a direct result of climate changes describes lost societies in Greenland, central America, and central Africa, in a c..

The Decade Of Destruction

Pub Date : 1991-09-01 | Author : Adrian Cowell | Publisher : Doubleday

ISBN 10 : 0385420323
ISBN 13 : 9780385420327

In 1957, as part of a group of young filmmakers, Adrian Cowell made his first trip into the rain forests of Brazil. Thus began a lifelong love of the Amazon forests which has resul..

Guide To Standard Floras Of The World

Pub Date : 2001-06-14 | Author : David G. Frodin | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 1139428659
ISBN 13 : 9781139428651

This 2001 book provides a selective annotated bibliography of the principal floras and related works of inventory for vascular plants. The second edition was completely updated and..

Between The Earth And The Sky

Pub Date : 2005 | Author : Savyasaachi | Publisher : Penguin India

ISBN 10 : UOM:39015067806110
ISBN 13 :

In the forest, the earth and sky do not meet; the notion of 'horizon' doesn't exist. Forests have been cleared to open new horizons but this has often been responsible for the dest..