The Wealth of Forests: Markets, Regulation, and Sustainable Forestry


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The Wealth of Forests: Markets, Regulation, and Sustainable Forestry Editor: Christopher Tollefson Format: Paperback / softback First Published: Published By: University of British Columbia Press Pages: 408 Language: English ISBN: 9780774806831 Categories: , , , ,

Industrial forestry in North America is at a crossroads. A broadconsensus has emerged that both the practice and theory of forestrymust change in order to achieve sustainability. This book is a pioneering attempt to consider the concrete policyimplications of the much discussed transition to sustainable forestry.It integrates two distinct academic literatures: one that seeks todefine and identify ways to implement sustainable forestry, and anotherthat focuses on the relative merits of regulatory and marketinstruments for promoting environmental values.

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Recommended. -- B.D. Orr * Choice May 1999 * The ideas are dazzling, imaginative, and innovative. The authors don't pretend to have all the answers to the dilemma of how to restructure BC's most important industry. They do make a major contribution to the discussion. -- Stephen Hume * The Vancouver Sun * The book contains 15 thoughtful essays on a wide range of forest policy topics, all taken from the viewpoint of foresters in British Columbia. A large part of each essay, however, has broad applicability. People more current with British Columbia than this reviewer may find the book somewhat outdated, but it remains a sophisticated and well-constructed overview for the rest of us. -- John C. Gordon, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University * Journal of Industrial Ecology, Volume 5, Number 1, 2001 *

Author Biography

Christopher Tollefson is an associate professor in thefaculty of law at the University of Victoria.