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Alternatives to deforestation

steps toward sustainable use of the Amazon rain forest

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Published by Columbia University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Amazon River Region,
  • Amazon River Region.
    • Subjects:
    • Deforestation -- Control -- Amazon River Region -- Congresses,
    • Sustainable forestry -- Amazon River Region -- Congresses,
    • Rain forest ecology -- Amazon River Region -- Congresses,
    • Forest management -- Amazon River Region -- Congresses,
    • Rural development -- Amazon River Region -- Congresses,
    • Sustainable development -- Amazon River Region

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAnthony B. Anderson, editor.
      ContributionsAnderson, Anthony B. 1950-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSD418.3.A53 A526 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 281 p. :
      Number of Pages281
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2202311M
      ISBN 100231068921
      LC Control Number89024034

        Studies from around the world showcase both the positive and the negative impacts that development projects can have. This book explores the various consequences of resource management within the forestry industry. Throughout, pros and cons of development and deforestation are presented in order to represent both sides and provoke a debate/discussion.5/5(1). Amazon Deforestation Revisited Cattle, Deforestation, and Development in the Amazon: An Economic, Agronomic, and recent books that discuss deforestation in the Amazon. I will look first at The essay will analyze next the potential of so-called sustainable land-use alternatives for reducing deforestation. The following sections look at.

        Environment Ecologically ‘disastrous’ palm oil here to stay, and better than alternatives, experts say 'To put a stop to the destruction we must work towards deforestation-free palm oil'Author: Harry Cockburn. The Guardian view on the rise of Christian-nativist populists: a troubling sign of things to come Planting trees is only a good news story if it’s done right Bibi van der Zee.


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Book chapter: Alternatives to deforestation: steps towards sustainable use of the Amazon rain forest. pp ref Abstract: A discussion of the dynamics and causes of deforestation deforestation Subject Category: MiscellaneousCited by: Deforestation is the conversion of forest to an alternative permanent non-forested land use such as agriculture, grazing or urban development (van Kooten and Bulte, ).

Deforestation is primarily a concern for the de veloping countries of the tropics (Myers, )File Size: KB. Deforestation occurs due to many factors, including conversion to agriculture, conflict over land tenure, illegal logging, and corruption. Industrialization, urbanization and infrastructure, economic poverty, no alternative livelihoods, and the lack of political will also contribute to the overharvesting of ed on: Novem Alternatives to Deforestation explores some of the possible sustainable uses of the world's largest rain forest, the Amazon.

The collection by scientists, policy makers, and foundations presents innovative approaches and technologies that will permit simultaneous use and conservation of the rain forest, and will benefit the population of Amazonia as a whole, rather than just a small rural.

World turns to growing alternatives to deforestation of the rainforest. by Faisal Moola, David Suzuki on June 17th, at PM. 1 of 1 2 of 1.

Alternatives to deforestation: steps toward sustainable use of the Amazon rain forestCited by:   This question already supposes deforestation is inevitable and that E-books are currently not and will not be able to be widespread enough to save the trees all around the world.

Deforestation indeed participates in a vicious circle triggered by h. Halting deforestation will require the cooperation and coordination of the world's governments, businesses, and civil society.

Networks of activists are now slowing the destruction of forest areas, promoting sustainable farming and ranching practices, and restoring forest cover wherever possible. What are some good questions about deforestation. I guess I could answer your question with more questions, sure.

Why and how does deforestation happen. What makes deforestation bad. How can deforestation be mitigated. Are there alternatives to pr. A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library, London, UK. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Agricultural technologies and tropical deforestation / edited by enand itz.

That’s true that the forest coverage of Chitral is shrinking with the growing demands. Carbon free alternatives are available in form of solar, wind and hydroelectric prospects which need to be untapped. But this only may not address the threat of deforestation until timber-mafia isn’t tackled and brought to book.

According to CBBC Newsround, it is estimated that seven and a half million acres of rainforests are being cut down each year. If everyone started planting trees, we could end deforestation.

There are many causes of it, impacts, and alternatives to deforestation. First of all, there are a lot of causes of deforestation.This project shows economic alternatives to local communities that lives in a protected area. The study is developed around an afro-ecuadorian community with limited resources that lives in Esmeraldas - Ecuador, linking women and young people to sustainable tourism and new products around blue crab.

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