Lessons from research for sustainable development and conservation in Borneo

Laurance, William F. (2016) Lessons from research for sustainable development and conservation in Borneo. Forests, 7 (12). 314. pp. 1-6.

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I present a brief synopsis of six key lessons provided by research on forest ecology and conservation, focusing particularly on the Malaysian state of Sabah in Northeastern Borneo. These lessons are generalizable to other contexts, especially for tropical developing nations, where surviving forests are under growing pressures from a range of human activities.

Item ID: 46620
Item Type: Article (Commentary)
ISSN: 1999-4907
Keywords: Borneo; climate change; land-use planning; Malaysia; oil palm; protected areas; pulpwood plantations; Sabah; selective logging
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© 2016 by the author; licensee MDPI, Basel, Switzerland. This article is an open access article distributed under the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) license (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/).

Funders: Australian Research Council (ARC), Arcus Foundation (AF)
Date Deposited: 12 Dec 2016 04:37
FoR Codes: 05 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 0502 Environmental Science and Management > 050202 Conservation and Biodiversity @ 100%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9608 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity > 960899 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity of Environments not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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