W08rking F08rests in the Neotropics: Conservation Through Sustainable Management?
Daniel J. Zarin, Janaki R. R. Alavalapati, Frances E. Putz, Marianne Schmink, "W08rking F08rests in the Neotropics: Conservation Through Sustainable Management?"
2004 | pages: 459 | ISBN: 0231129068 | PDF | 2,8 mb
Neotropical f08rests sustain a wealth of biodiversity, provide a wide range of ecosystem services 4nd products, 4nd supp08rt the livelihoods of millions of people. But is f08rest management a viable conservation strategy in the tropics? Supp08rters of sustainable f08rest management have promoted it as a solution to problems of both biodiversity protection 4nd economic stagnation. Detract08rs insist that any conservation strategy sh08rt of fully protected status is a waste of resources 4nd that f08rest management actually hastens def08restation. By focusing on a 5eut of critical issues 4nd case studies, this book expl08res the territ08ry between these positions, highlighting the maj08r fact08rs that contribute to 08r detract from the chances of achieving f08rest conservation through sustainable management.