Tropical Rain Forest

Tropical Rain Forest

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Machine derived contents note: Tropical rain forests - what are they really like? Indigenous non-timber benefits from tropical rain forest. Degeneration versus regeneration - logging in tropical rain forests. Forest people and conservation initiatives: the cultural context of rain forest conservation in West Africa. Forest and environmental degradation. Soil and vegetation effects of tropical deforestation. Causes of tropical deforestation and institutional constraints to conservation. The economics of the tropical timber trade and sustainable forest management. Can non-market values save the tropical forests? The role of policy and institutions. Modelling tropical land use change and deforestation. Communicating the message: a case study from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Effective campaigning. Synthesis. List of acronyms. Index.This section outlines two theoretical models that build on agrarian change theory to explain long-term trends. 11.5.1 Modelling agrarian change The evolution of national land use morphology will depend both on the particular combination ofanbsp;...

Title:Tropical Rain Forest
Author:Frank Barrie Goldsmith
Publisher:Kluwer Academic Pub - 1998-01-31


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