Forests

Forests

More Than Just Trees

Book - 2007
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Baker & Taylor
An eye-opening series focuses on the Earth's diverse natural wealth and its relationship with the environment and society, with each title highlighting a specific issue of conservation and showing readers how to ensure the availability of our planet's important resources long into the future.

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This volume focuses on the many aspects that make rain forests, temperate forests, and boreal forests such valuable natural resources and why we cannot live without them.

Coverage includes
  • Valuable resources provided by forests
  • Forest wildlife
  • Indigenous peoples and their unique and irreplaceable cultures
  • The multitude of botanical resources stored in forests
  • The diverse uses of forests
  • Serious present-day impacts that are killing our forests and how to best manage them
  • Endangered species and the threats they face
  • Future issues and scientific discoveries
  • The simple things everyone can do to help maintain healthy forest ecosystems.


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& Taylor

Discusses why forests, including rain forests and arboreal forests, are such an important resource; describes the damage being done to forests by current practices; and introduces what things can be done to protect them.

Publisher: New York : Chelsea House, 2007
ISBN: 0816063559 (hardcover)
9780816063550 (hardcover)
Branch Call Number: Y333.75 CAS
Characteristics: xii, 194 p. : col. ill ; 35 cm

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