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Policy and Practices for Biodiversity in Managed Forests

The Living Dance

Is it possible to sustain biological diversity in managed forests? Or should biodiversity strategies focus solely on reserves and protected areas? A group of well-known scientists specializing in forestry issues apply scientific expertise to the “hot politics” of the forestry debate and present compelling evidence as to the sustainability of biological diversity in managed forests.

176 pages

Table of Contents

Figures Preface / Clark Binkley

Introduction / Fred L. Bunnell

1 Forestry and Biological Diversity: Elements of the Problem / Fred L. Bunnell and A. Chan-McLeod

2 Forest Policy, Management, and Biodiversity / Jagmohan S. Maini

3 Genetic Diversity for Forest Policy and Management / Gene Namkoong

4 Biodiversity at the Population Level: A Vital Paradox / Gray Merriam

5 Measuring Diversity of Communities and Ecosystems with Special Reference to Forests / Daniel Simberloff

6 Biodiversity at the Landscape Level / J. Stan Rowe

7 At What Scale Should We Manage Biodiversity? / Reed Noss

8 Setting Goals for Biodiversity in Managed Forests / Fred L. Bunnell



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