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Tropical rain forest : a wider perspective / edited by F.B. Goldsmith.

Edition:
1st ed.
Publication:
London ; New York : Chapman & Hall, 1998.
Series:
Conservation biology series ; 10
Format/Description:
Book
xviii, 416 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Rain forests.
Rain forests -- Management.
Rain forest conservation.
Deforestation -- Tropics.
Rain forests -- Economic aspects.
Summary:
Tropical rain forests--what are they really like? / F.B. Goldsmith -- Indigenous non-timber benefits from tropical rain forest / G.T. Prance -- Degeneration versus regeneration--logging in tropical rain forests / N. Brown -- Forest people and conservation initiatives : the cultural context of rain forest conservation in West Africa / B. Sharpe -- Forest and environmental degradation / M.J. Eden -- Soil and vegetation effects of tropical deforestation / S.M. Ross -- Causes of tropical deforestation and institutional constraints to conservation / K.S. Bawa and S. Dayanandan -- The economics of the tropical timber trade and sustainable forest management / E.B. Barbier -- Can non-market values save the tropical forests? / D. Pearce -- The role of policy and institutions / James Mayers and Stephen Bass -- Modelling tropical land use change and deforestation / A. Grainger -- Communicating the message : a case study from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew / Colin Clubbe -- Effective campaigning / A. Juniper -- Synthesis / F.B. Goldsmith.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contributor:
Goldsmith, F. B. (Frank Barrie)
ISBN:
0412815109 (Hb)
0412815206 (Pb)
OCLC:
39559335
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