Primeval Forests of Finland

Petri Keto-Tokoi, Timo Kuuluvainen

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Primeval forests have been loved and loathed, protected and destroyed. Finland has risen from crises and prospered by felling its natural forests. Battle over their protection has been long and fierce and still creates strong emotions. The books aims to capture the essence and spirit of the northern wilderness while presenting scientific synthesis of its complex and fragile ecosystem. As the wild forests of the north are dwindling, Primeval Forests of Finland presents and important statement on behalf of their preservation.

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Primeval Forests of Finland is a captivating story of the life and fate of the natural boreal forest. Topics covered are the ecological characteristics of natural forests, their evolution and species composition, history of exploitation and conservation including the challenges they face. To Finns primeval forests encompass deep values and conflicting national symbolism. To wilderness pioneers they represented a back breaking opponent, to foresters and over-aged wood storage and to artists and inexhaustible source of inspiration.

Primeval forests have been loved and loathed, protected and destroyed. Finland has risen from crises and prospered by felling its natural forests. Battle over their protection has been long and fierce and still creates stromg emotions. The books aims to capture the essence and spirit of the northern wilderness while presenting scientific synthesis of its complex and fragile ecosystem. As the wild forests of the north are dwindling, Primeval Forests of Finland presents and important statement on behalf of their preservation.

The impressive photographic art by Ritva Kovalainen and Sanni Seppo show the amazing beauty of northern wilderness at its best.

ISBN: 978-952-301-020-8
Julkaisupäivämäärä: 30.07.2014
Sivumäärä: 304 pages
Koko: 275 x 245 mm
Sidos: sidottu
Kirjastoluokka: 50.1
Kielet: English

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