Publisher description for Ancient forests of the Pacific Northwest / Elliott A. Norse ; foreword by Peter H. Raven.

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Ancient Forests of the Pacific Northwest provides a global context for what is happening in the Pacific Northwest, analyzing the remaining ancient forest and the threats to it from atmospheric changes and logging. It shows how human tampering affects an ecosystem, and how the Pacific Northwest could become a model for sustainable forestry worldwide.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Old growth forests -- Northwest, Pacific.
Old growth forest ecology -- Northwest, Pacific.
Biodiversity conservation -- Northwest, Pacific.
Sustainable forestry -- Northwest, Pacific.
Old growth forest conservation -- Northwest, Pacific.
Timber -- Northwest, Pacific.