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Working Forests in the Neotropics: Conservation through Sustainable Management?
     

Working Forests in the Neotropics: Conservation through Sustainable Management?

by Daniel J. Zarin, Janaki R. R. Alavalapati, Frances E. Putz, Marianne Schmink
 

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-- Thomas Lovejoy, The H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics and the Environment

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-- Thomas Lovejoy, The H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics and the Environment

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An excellent supplementary text... Recommended.
BioScience - Ken Smith
This work should be required reading for foresters, biologists, and social scientists.
BioScience
This work should be required reading for foresters, biologists, and social scientists.

— Ken Smith

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ISBN-13:
9780231503037
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
Publication date:
02/05/2005
Series:
Biology and Resource Management Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
416
File size:
11 MB
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James Gustave Speth
Working Forests in the Neotropics brings together a wide-range of perspectives from both the natural and social sciences addressed to one of the most critical problems of our time: can a path be found between the clearing and conversion of tropical forests and setting them aside as protected wilderness? This volume contains an up-to-date collection of cutting-edge articles from leaders in the field. It is an excellent effort, one I highly recommend to readers who want to learn more about prospects for tropical forests and the people who depend on them.

Meet the Author

Daniel J. Zarin is an Associate Professor in the School of Forest Resources and Conservation at the University of Florida, where he is Director of the Working Forests in the Tropics Program.

Janaki R. R. Alavalapati is an Associate Professor in the School of Forest Resources and Conservation, University of Florida.

Francis E. Putz is a Professor of Botany at the University of Florida and a Senior Research Associate at the Center for International Forestry Research. 

Marianne Schmink is Professor of Latin American Studies and Anthropology at the University of Florida, where she is Director of the Tropical Conservation and Development program.


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