Challenges and Opportunities for the World's Forests in the 21st Century Hardback
Edited by Trevor Fenning
Part of the Forestry Sciences series
This book addresses the challenges and opportunities faced by the world's forests posed by climate change, conservation objectives, and sustainable development needs including bioenergy, outlining the research and other efforts that are needed to understand these issues, along with the options and difficulties for dealing with them.
It contains sections on sustainable forestry & conservation; forest resources worldwide; forests, forestry and climate change; the economics of forestry; tree breeding & commercial forestry; biotechnological approaches; genomic studies with forest trees; bio-energy, lignin & wood; and forest science, including ecological studies.
The chapters are contributed by prominent organisations or individuals with an established record of achievement in these areas, and present their ideas on these topics with the aim of providing a ready source of information and guidance on these topics for politicians, policy makers and scientists for many years to come.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 838 pages, 106 Illustrations, color; 32 Illustrations, black and white; XVI, 838 p. 138 illus., 106
- Publisher: Springer
- Publication Date: 04/12/2013
- Category: Conservation of the environment
- ISBN: 9789400770751