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Forests

Forests( )
Author: Balliett, James Fargo
Series title:Environmental Issues, Global Perspectives Ser.
ISBN:978-0-7656-8227-7
Publication Date:Jul 2010
Publisher:M. E. Sharpe Incorporated
Imprint:Sharpe Reference
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $69.00
Book Description:

Forests are considered the lungs of the planet, as they consume and store carbon dioxide and produce oxygen. These biomes, defined as ecological communities dominated by long-lived woody vegetation, historically have provided an economic foundation for growing nations, supplying wood for buildings, firewood for fuel, and land for expanding cities and farms. For centuries, industrial nations in Europe and the United States have relied on large tracts of forestland for economic...
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Book Details
Pages:168
Detailed Subjects: Nature / Ecosystems & Habitats / Forests & Rainforests
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):17.9 x 26.3 x 1.4 cm
Book Weight:0.477 Kilograms



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