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- Kimmins, J.P.
- Forestry chronicle 2002 v.78 no.2 pp. 263-271
- decision making, etc ; forest policy; forest management; biodiversity; forest ecology; prediction; Show all 6 Subjects
- ... Future shock (Toffler 1970) occurs when the rate of change in society exceeds the willingness or ability of individuals and institutions to adapt to the change. The rapid increase in human population and change in expectations of forestry over the past 40 years has created future shock in our profession. A similar situation has developed in the social and biophysical sciences. Future shock is thre ...