New Perspectives on People and Forests

Eva Ritter (Editor), Dainis Dauksta (Editor)

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    Abstract

    The aim of this book is to elucidate the role of forests as part of a landscape in the life of people. Most landscapes today are cultural landscapes that are influenced by human activity and that in turn have a profound effect on our understanding of and identification with a place. The book proposes that a better understanding of the bond between people and forests as integrated part of a landscape may be helpful in landscape planning, and may contribute to the discussion of changes in forest cover which has been motivated by land use changes, rural development and the global climate debate. To this end, people’s perception of forest landscapes, the reasons for different perceptions, and future perspectives are discussed.
    Original languageEnglish
    PublisherSpringer
    Number of pages249
    ISBN (Print)978-94-007-1149-5
    ISBN (Electronic)978-94-007-1149-5
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2011
    SeriesWorld Forests
    Volume9
    ISSN1566-0427

    Keywords

    • Forests
    • Humun Ecology
    • Landscape develoopment
    • Perceptions
    • Trees

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