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Forest Conservation in the Anthropocene: Science, Policy, and Practice [Book Review]

Pluymers, Keith (2017) Forest Conservation in the Anthropocene: Science, Policy, and Practice [Book Review]. Environmental History, 22 (4). pp. 765-766. ISSN 1084-5453. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20171020-081227295

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Abstract

Earth, according to some researchers, has entered a new phase in which human activity is the dominant influence over planetary systems—the Anthropocene. Uncertainty remains about when it began, what unit of geologic time it comprises, and whether the proposed periodization will pass the International Commission on Stratigraphy. Nonetheless, the term has become popular in a wide range of academic disciplines and in popular writing. Forest Conservation in the Anthropocene, a valuable collection of essays from forestry officials, ecologists, and policy scholars, works with the term at its broadest level. Forestry in the Anthropocene requires adaptive responses to anthropogenic climate change and nonclimate anthropogenic factors including ecosystem fragmentation and invasive species. It holds consequences for wildlife and landscapes but...


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Additional Information:© The Author 2017. Published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the American Society for Environmental History and the Forest History Society. Book review of: Forest Conservation in the Anthropocene: Science, Policy, and Practice . Edited by V. Alaric Sample, R. Patrick Bixler, and Char Miller. Boulder: University of Colorado Press, 2016. ix + 336 pp. Illustrations, maps, graphs, bibliography, and index.
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Official Citation:Keith Pluymers; Forest Conservation in the Anthropocene: Science, Policy, and Practice. Edited by V. Alaric Sample, R. Patrick Bixler, and Char Miller, Environmental History, Volume 22, Issue 4, 1 October 2017, Pages 765–766, https://doi.org/10.1093/envhis/emx069
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