Provides a "big picture" view of forest extent and change and the role of these ecosystems in industrial roundwood production, woodfuel use and availability, biodiversity, carbon storage and sequestration, and watershed protection....
The G8 and Subsidies That Harm Forests and Economies
Identifies Group of Eight (G8) subsidies to forest products industries that undermine forest protection and accelerate forest loss and highlights actions these countries should take to conserve and manage forests for future generations.
An Assessment in the Year 2000
Explores the scale and magnitude of timber, energy, and mineral resources development within Canada's northern frontier, home to over a third of the world's boreal forest and a tenth of total global forest cover....
Provides an overview of logging activities within Gabon's forests and summarizes Gabon's forestry law and tax system....
In many countries, government policies lie behind the wastage of forest resources. This report examines the situation in ten countries on four continents and shows improved government policies can promote economic development and forest conservation.
An Assessment of the Resource Base that Supports the Global Economy
World Resources 1988-89 gives special attention to environmental conditions and trends in Asia and devotes a special chapter to the critical issue of rehabilitating degraded lands.
An assessment of the resource base that supports the global economy
The inaugural 1986 edition features a special chapter on multiple pollutants and forest decline and focuses attention on a number of important issues.