Changing realities for tropical forest managers

Laurance, William F. (2009) Changing realities for tropical forest managers. ITTO Tropical Forest Update, 18 (4). pp. 6-8.

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Abstract

If there is one constant these days, it is that nothing is constant. This is certainly so for tropical forest management. In recent years the underlying drivers of tropical deforestation have shifted profoundly, prompting conservationists to reassess their strategies for protecting forests. Those in the tropical timber industry need to think hard and fast about these new realities. If they fail to do so, they will increasingly be considered part of the forest-conservation problem, rather than part of the solution.

Item ID: 8936
Item Type: Article (Commentary)
Keywords: tropical biology; corruption; illegal logging; sustainability; timber corporations; tropical forests
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ISSN: 1022-5439
Date Deposited: 19 Apr 2010 04:01
FoR Codes: 05 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 0502 Environmental Science and Management > 050203 Environmental Education and Extension @ 100%
SEO Codes: 93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9305 Education and Training Systems > 930501 Education and Training Systems Policies and Development @ 100%
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