Siqueira, and Nathan Vogt. Tobias Plieninger Science. They also apply to the creation of working landscapes that offer space for people and nature everywhere. The Social Lives of Forests. While the writers say more work needs to be done, they say that so far, the evidence either for or against net deforestation is inconclusive.
This, of course, has implications for forestry and agricultural policy. Lydialyle Gibson University of Chicago Magazine. These are contentious, even radical, arguments. This understanding has important implications for future forest management that seeks to balance carbon sequestration, biodiversity conservation, and human use. The depth of scholarship and the interdisciplinary approach make this work an important contribution to the subjects of forest management, conservation, ecology, and environmental history.
Highly recommended. The ecology of disturbed forests is of course a fundamental issue, but here we have a strong, multidisciplinary, multi-focused work which definitely establishes that social forces giving rise to human-modified forests cannot anymore remain a fringe topic in sustainability sciences.
This book is a valuable reader for scholars and students interested in political ecology, restoration ecology, land change science, and, more broadly, studies of social-ecological systems.
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The twenty-eight chapters, all written by authors of leading works on tropical and temperate forests, seek to debunk once and for all a number of popular and scientific myths concerning the relationship between forests and peoples. There is no doubt that this rich volume represents an excellent and lasting introduction to the social lives of forests in the contemporary world.
An important book for environmental scholars, practicing ecologists, and conservation biologists, especially those who are working on issues at the interface of human society and natural ecosystems. Development practitioners, activists, and policy makers will also find this book useful to broaden their perspectives on human-nature linkages.
Foster director of the Harvard Forest, Harvard University. These are not novel ideas, but this volume is unusual and valuable in making a forceful case for their validity based on work from many different landscapes and cultures and a great diversity of environmental and historical conditions. Michael Watts University of California, Berkeley. Above all, say the contributors to this excellent volume, forests are working landscapes with multiple lives and livelihoods. This book is an exhilarating and intellectually capacious exploration of forests as biomes and as artifacts.
A bravura piece of social science scholarship. The Social Lives of Forests offers a must-read, highly interdisciplinary perspective yielding fresh, rich insight and incisive accounts of a global swath of sustainability issues and politics surrounding forests and their current and future management, markets, policies, cultures, and conservation along with their incredible past histories.
A joy. Charles C. Mann author of " New Revelations of the Americas before Columbus". Stressing the centuries-long human role in the creation and maintenance of wooded landscapes, and their relation to both rural and urban life in the globalized world of today and in the past, the articles in this book collectively provide a new way to think about forest ecosystems and their inhabitants. This is a book that will surprise and inform historians, ecologists, foresters, environmentalists—and anyone who cares about the forests around us.
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