Trees, People and Power: Social Dimensions of Deforestation and Forest Protection in Central America by Peter Utting

Trees, People and Power: Social Dimensions of Deforestation and Forest Protection in Central America Author: Peter Utting
eBook Title: Trees, People and Power: Social Dimensions of Deforestation and Forest Protection in Central America
ISBN10: 185383162X
ISBN13: 978-1853831621
Language: English
Publisher: Earthscan Publications Ltd. (September 1993)
Category: Engineering & Transportation
Subcategory: Engineering
Size ePub vers.: 1853 kb
Size PDF vers.: 1557 kb
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This is an examination of the social and political processes which have caused the tropical deforestation of Central America. The author analyzes forest use and abuse, showing how the interests of different groups collide and describing how local initiatives can conserve and restore the forests. The lessons he provides are applicable to all tropical forest regions of the world and give insight into one of the most crucial environmental issues yet to be resolved.

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