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Ayensu, Edward S. (ed.). 1980. The Life and Mysteries of the Jungle. Crescent Books, New York, 200 pages. (Also published as Jungles by Crown Pub., New York.)
 
Bohan, V. de, N. Doggart, J. Ryle, S. Trent and J. Williams. 1996. Corporate
Power, Corruption & the Destruction of the World's Forests. The Case for a New Global Agreement. Environmental Investigation Agency, London, UK.
 
Briinig, E.F. 1977. The tropical rain forest--A wasted asset or an essential biospheric resource? Ambio, Vol. 6, pages 187-191.
 
Caufield, Catherine. 1984. In the Rainforest. Report from a Strange, Beautiful, Imperiled World. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL, 304 pages.
 
Collins, Mark (ed.). 1990. The Last Rain Forests. A World Conservation Atlas.  Oxford University Press, New York, 199 pages.
 
Cowell, Adrian. 1990. The Decade of Destruction. The Crusade to Save the Amazon Rain Forest. Henry Holt & Co., New York, 217 pages.
 
Cox, Paul Alan. 1999. Nafanua. Saving the Samoan Rain Forest. W.H. Freeman and Co., New York, 238 pages.
 
Devall, Bill (ed.). 1993. Clearcut. The Tragedy of Industrial Forestry. Sierra Club Books and Earth Island Press, San Francisco, CA, 289 pages.
 
Dunning, Joan. 1998. From the Redwood Forest. Ancient Trees and the Bottom Line: A Headwaters Journey. Chelsea Green Pub. Co., White River Junction, VT, 272 pages.
 
Ellis, Gerry and Karen Kane. 1991. America's Rainforest. Northword Press, Inc., Minocqua, WI, 159 pages.
 
Humphreys, David. 1996. Forest Politics. The Evolution of International Cooperation. Island Press, Washington, DC, 224 pages.
 
Janzen, D.H. 1974. The Deflowering of Central America. Natural History, Vol. 83, No. 4, pages 48-53.
 
Klum, Mattias. 1997. Borneo Rain Forest. Chronicle Books, San Francisco, CA, 190 pages.
 
Lanting, Frans. 2000. Jungles. Ed. by Christine Eckstrom. Terra Editions. Taschen, Koln, London, UK, 259 pages.
 
Laurance, William F. and Richard O. Bierregaard, Jr. (eds.). 1997. Tropical Forest Remnants. Ecology, Management, and Conservation of Fragmented Communities. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL, and London, UK, 616 pages.
 
Leigh, Egbert G., Jr. 1998. Tropical Forest Ecology, a View from Barro Colorado Island. Oxford University Press, New York, 272 pages.
 
Lowman, Margaret D. 1999. Life in the Treetops. Adventures of a Woman in Field Biology. Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 288 pages.
 
Malcolm, Bill and Nancy. 1989. The Forest Carpet. New Zealand's Little- Noticed Forest Plants. Craig Potton, Nelson, New Zealand, 139 pages.
 
Maser, C. and J.R. Sedell. 1994. From the Forest to the Sea: The Ecology of Wood in Streams, Rivers, Estuaries, and Oceans. St. Lucie Press, Delray Beach, FL.
 
McAllister, Ian and Karen McAllister, with Cameron Young. 1997. The Great Bear Rainforest. Canada's Forgotten Coast. Sierra Club Books, San Francisco, CA, 142 pages.
 
McNeely, Jeffrey A., et al. 1990. Conserving the World's Biological Diversity.  IUCN/WWF/Conservation International, Gland, Switzerland, 191 pages.
 
Meggers, B.J., E.S. Ayensu, and W.D. Duckworth. 1973. Tropical Forest Ecosystems in Africa and South America: A Comparative Review. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC.
 
Meyers, N. 1984. The Primary Source: Tropical Forests and Our Future. W. W. Norton & Co., New York, 399 pages.
 
Middleton, David. 1992. Ancient Forests. A Celebration of North America's Old-Growth Wilderness. Chronicle Books, San Francisco, CA, 107 pages.
 
Myers, N. 1980. Conversion of Tropical Moist Forests. National Academy of  Sciences, Washington, DC.
 
Mitchell, Andrew W. 1986. The Enchanted Canopy. A Journey of Discovery to the Last Unexplored Frontier, The Roof of the World's Rainforests. Macmillan Pub. Co., New York, 255 pages.
 
Moffett, Mark W. 1993. The High Frontier, Exploring the Tropical Rainforest Canopy. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, MA, 192 pages.
 
National Geographic Society, Washington, DC. 1990. The Emerald Realm. Earth's Precious Rainforests. Washington, DC, 199 pages.
 
Nichol, John. 1990. The Mighty Rainforest. David & Charles, Newton Abbot, London, UK, 199 pages.
 
Norse, Elliot A. 1990. Ancient Forests of the Pacific Northwest. Island Press, Washington, DC.
 
Osborn, William C. 1974. The Paper Plantation. Ralph Nader's Study Group on the Pulp and Paper Industry in Maine. Grossman Pub., A Div. of Viking Press, New York, 300 pages.
 
Pearce, J. 1995. Slaughter of the Apes. How the Tropical Timber Industry is  Devouring Africa's Great Apes. World Society for the Protection of Animals,  London, UK, 15 pages.
 
Perry, Donald. 1986. Life Above the Jungle Floor. A Biologist Explores a Strange and Hidden Treetop World. Simon & Schuster, New York, 170 pages.
 
Prance, Ghillean T. 1998. Rainforests of the World. Water. Fire. Earth. Air. Photos by Art Wolfe, Foreword by George Schaller. Crown Pub., Inc. New York, 304 pages.
 
Sauer, Leslie Jones. 1998. The Once and Future Forest. A Guide to Forest Restoration. Island Press, Washington, DC, 399 pages.
 
Schelhas, John and Russell Greenberg. 1995. Forest Patches in Tropical Landscapes. Island Press, Washington, DC, 498 pages.
 
Schrepper, S.R. 1983. The Fight to Save the Redwoods. A History of Environmental Reform, 1917-1978. University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 338 pages.
 
Silcock, Lisa (ed.). 1992. The Rainforests. A Celebration. Foreword by H.R.H. The Prince of Wales. The Living Earth Foundation. Chronicle Books, San Francisco, CA (originally published in 1989 in UK by Barrie & Jenkins), 224 pages.
 
Smith, Nigel. 1998. The Amazon River Forest. A Natural History of Plants, Animals, and People. Oxford University Press, New York, 256 pages.
 
Struhsaker, Thomas T. 1997. Ecology of an African Rain Forest. Logging in Kibale and the Conflict Between Conservation and Exploitation. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, FL.
 
Sutton, Ann and Myron Sutton. 1979. Wildlife of the Forests. Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York, 231 pages.
 
Sutton, S.L., T.C. Whitmore and A.C. Chadwick (eds.). 1983. Tropical Rain Forest: Ecology and Management. Blackwell, Oxford, UK.
 
Terborgh, John. 1992. Diversity and the Tropical Rain Forest. Scientific American Library, New York, 242 pages.
 
Terborgh, John. 1999. Requiem for Nature. Island Press, Shearwater Books, Washington, DC, 234 pages. (Examines Manu National Park, Peru, as an example of the failure of present land protection programs in preserving biodiversity.)
 
White, P.T. 1983. Tropical Rain Forests: Nature's Dwindling Treasures. National Geographic, Vol. 163, No. 1, pages 2-47.
 
Whitmore, T.C., and J.A. Sayer. 1992. Tropical Deforestation and Species Extinction. Chapman & Hall, London, UK, 164 pages.


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