Forest conservation /

Australia's unique forests are a major natural asset in terms of biodiversity conservation, the global carbon cycle, fresh water supplies, and the maintenance of environmental and social values. Forests are also a key economic asset to Australia, providing essential timber and wood products and...

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Online Access:Electronic book from EBSCO
Other Authors: Healey, Justin.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Thirroul, N.S.W. : Spinney Press, 2012.
Series:Issues in society (Balmain, N.S.W.) ; v. 345.
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Summary:Australia's unique forests are a major natural asset in terms of biodiversity conservation, the global carbon cycle, fresh water supplies, and the maintenance of environmental and social values. Forests are also a key economic asset to Australia, providing essential timber and wood products and recreation, and employing thousands of people in the forestry and tourism industries. What policy and regulatory measures are in place to conserve Australia's forests? This book examines how the Australian government and the community as a whole are trying to strike a balance between forest conservation.
Physical Description:1 online resource : color illustrations
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9781921507878
192150787X
Access:Access limited to authorized users.