Environment Land, Forests, and Ecosystems
Land, Forests, and Ecosystems
Environment_Ecosystems_02_.jpg While providing a protective covering for soil, water, and the atmosphere, forests are also renewable sources of an endless variety of products. In a healthy ecosystem, policies and programs must balance economic and conservation needs. This section highlights cases where communities have developed land use practices and businesses that both conserve ecosystems and enhance local economies.
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11 Common Groundwork: A Practical Guide to Protecting Rural and Urban Land
12 Community Planning: An Introduction to the Comprehensive Plan
13 Conservation: An Investment that Pays
14 Defenders of Wildlife
15 Designing Our Future: Sustainable Landscapes
16 Different not Difficult: How to Make Sustainability Happen
17 Ecoforestry: The Art and Science of Sustainable Forest Use
18 Environmental Defense Fund
19 Farming on the Edge
20 Forest Stewardship Council
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