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Introduction

Arupjyoti Saikia

in Forests and Ecological History of Assam, 1826–2000

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198069539
eISBN:
9780199081240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069539.003.0001
Subject:
History, Indian History

Assam forests were often depicted as enchanting forests in Assamese literatures. While the grandiose of the Assam forests were central to Assamese literature, contemporary literature however ... More


The Political Forests

Arupjyoti Saikia

in Forests and Ecological History of Assam, 1826–2000

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198069539
eISBN:
9780199081240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198069539.003.0009
Subject:
History, Indian History

This chapter discusses forest and forest conservation in South and South-East Asia within a comparative perspective. It also discusses the future of political forests wherein reforestation movements ... More


Localism, Deforestation, and Environmental Activism in The Merry Wives of Windsor

Randall Martin

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199567027
eISBN:
9780191917851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199567027.003.0006
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

Poisoned towns and rivers, species extinctions, and now climate change have confirmed many times over how modern dreams of limitless growth combined with relentless ... More


Land-Uses and Convertible Husbandry in As You Like It

Randall Martin

in Title Pages

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199567027
eISBN:
9780191917851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199567027.003.0007
Subject:
Environmental Science, Applied Ecology

Having made jibes at Orlando’s love-verses and drawn defensive reactions from Rosalind, Touchstone gently reproves her by appealing to nature as a third party: ‘You ... More


Timber Harvest in Interior Alaska

Tricia L. Wurtz and Robert A. Ott

in Alaska's Changing Boreal Forest

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195154313
eISBN:
9780197561928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195154313.003.0025
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

The most active period of timber harvesting in the history of Alaska’s interior occurred nearly a century ago (Roessler 1997). The beginning of this era ... More


Trailblazing: Producing Landscapes, Extracting Profits, Inserting Risk

Gregory L. Simon

in Flame and Fortune in the American West: Urban Development, Environmental Change, and the Great Oakland Hills Fire

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520292802
eISBN:
9780520966161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520292802.003.0004
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Environmental Geography

This chapter illuminates how the production of vulnerability proceeds through—and is supported by—interconnected economic development and resource use activities across city and regional scales. It ... More


Conservation in the Anthropocene

Richard T. Corlett

in The Ecology of Tropical East Asia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198817017
eISBN:
9780191858703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817017.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter considers options for conserving the biodiversity of Tropical East Asia in the face of the pervasive threats described in previous chapters. Sources of funding are first considered, ... More


Second Growth: The Promise of Tropical Forest Regeneration in an Age of Deforestation

Robin L. Chazdon

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226117911
eISBN:
9780226118109
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226118109.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This book brings tropical regenerating forests into clear focus, synthesizing information from hundreds of studies of forest regeneration following different types and intensities of disturbance ... More


* Pan-Tropical Perspectives on Forest Resurgence

Alan Grainger

in The Social Lives of Forests: Past, Present, and Future of Woodland Resurgence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226322667
eISBN:
9780226024134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226024134.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Deforestation and forest degradation have so dominated the discourses about forest trend that the evidence for natural forest regeneration has been limited by the fact that no one thought to collect ... More


Tropical Reforestation Pathways

Robin L. Chazdon

in Second Growth: The Promise of Tropical Forest Regeneration in an Age of Deforestation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226117911
eISBN:
9780226118109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226118109.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter focuses on approaches to active reforestation or ecological restoration in the tropics, including three case studies. Active reforestation involves deliberate human intervention aimed at ... More


Synthesis: The Promise of Tropical Forest Regeneration in an Age of Deforestation

Robin L. Chazdon

in Second Growth: The Promise of Tropical Forest Regeneration in an Age of Deforestation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226117911
eISBN:
9780226118109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226118109.003.0015
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Forest regeneration and ecological restoration in tropical regions can have important co-benefits for the billions of people who depend on forests for their livelihoods and wellbeing. Existing ... More


Concealing forest decline

Sarinda Singh

in Natural Potency and Political Power: Forests and State Authority in Contemporary Laos

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835712
eISBN:
9780824871765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835712.003.0006
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines some of the practices that attempt to deflect attention away from the Lao state's poor performance in managing the nation's forests. In particular, it considers three ways by ... More


Sugar Booms—1876 to 1897

C. Allan Jones and Robert V. Osgood

in From King Cane to the Last Sugar Mill: Agricultural Technology and the Making of Hawaii's Premier Crop

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824840006
eISBN:
9780824868635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824840006.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

The Reciprocity Treaty increased industry profits, and as a result sugar production increased twenty fold from 1876 to 1897. Though it struggled with chronic labor shortages and unrest, the industry ... More


Industry Growth and Labor Unrest—1898 to 1929

C. Allan Jones and Robert V. Osgood

in From King Cane to the Last Sugar Mill: Agricultural Technology and the Making of Hawaii's Premier Crop

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824840006
eISBN:
9780824868635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824840006.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

The period after annexation saw rapid industry growth. HC&S’s Puʻunēnē factory was the largest and most modern in the world, and in 1908 East Maui Irrigation was formed to deliver water to the ... More


Conservation: saving all the pieces

Richard T. Corlett

in The Ecology of Tropical East Asia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199681341
eISBN:
9780191789175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681341.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter outlines the options for conserving the biodiversity of Tropical East Asia. Sources of funding are first considered, including non-market sources (domestic governments, foreign aid, ... More


From Grain to Grape: Bamei Village in Yunnan, China

Wenling Wang

in Climate Change and the Future of Himalayan Farming

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780199475476
eISBN:
9780199097739
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199475476.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Politics, Social Movements and Social Change, Science, Technology and Environment

In contrast to the other case studies in this book, Bamei agriculture is characterized by strong State intervention. The State regulates market prices, quotas, and land use, thus leaving less room of ... More


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