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Title Working forests in the neotropics : conservation through sustainable management? / edited by Daniel J. Zarin [and others]
Published New York : Columbia University Press, [2004]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 437 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Biology and resource management series
Biology and resource management in the tropics series.
Contents Cover; Half title; Series Page; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of Contributors; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1. Neotropical Working Forests: Concepts and Realities; Part 1: Industrial Forestry as a Tropical Conservation Strategy; Chapter 2. Are You a Conservationist or a Logging Advocate?; Chapter 3. National Forests in the Brazilian Amazon: Opportunities and Challenges; Chapter 4. Sustainability of Selective Logging of Upland Forests in the Brazilian Amazon: Carbon Budgets and Remote Sensing as Tools for Evaluating Logging Effects
Chapter 11. Community Forestry for Small-Scale Furniture Production in the Brazilian AmazonColor Plates; Chapter 12. Community Forestry as a Strategy for Sustainable Management: Perspectives from Quintana Roo, Mexico; Chapter 13. Carbon Sequestration Potential Through Forestry Activities in Tropical Mexico; Chapter 14. Axing the Trees, Growing the Forest: Smallholder Timber Production on the Amazon Várzea; Part 3: Working Forest Paradoxes; Chapter 15. Neotropical Working Forests: For What and for Whom?; Chapter 16. On Defying Nature's End
Chapter 17. Selective Logging, Forest Fragmentation, and Fire Disturbance: Implications of Interaction and SynergyChapter 18. Limited or Unlimited Wants in the Presence of Limited Means? The Role of Satiation in Deforestation; Chapter 19. From Staple to Fashion Food: Shifting Cycles and Shifting Opportunities in the Development of the Açaí Palm Fruit Economy in the Amazon Estuary; Chapter 20. The Homogeocene in Puerto Rico; Part 4: Envisioning a Future for Sustainable Tropical Forest Management; Chapter 21. Conventional Wisdom About Sustainable Forest Management and a Pro-Poor Forest Agenda
Chapter 5. Forest Science and the BOLFOR Experience: Lessons Learned About Natural Forest Management in BoliviaChapter 6. The Business of Certification; Part 2: Working Forests and Community Development in Latin America; Chapter 7. Communities, Forests, Markets, and Conservation; Chapter 8. Making Markets Work for Forest Communities; Chapter 9. Inside the Polygon: Emerging Community Tenure Systems and Forest Resource Extraction; Chapter 10. Aiming for Sustainable Community Forest Management: The Experiences of Two Communities in Mexico and Honduras
Summary -- Thomas Lovejoy, The H. John Heinz III Center for Science, Economics and the Environment
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Forest conservation -- Latin America.
Forest management -- Latin America.
Forests and forestry -- Latin America.
Sustainable forestry -- Latin America.
Form Electronic book
Author Zarin, Daniel.
LC no. 2004052789
ISBN 0231129068 (alk. paper)
0231129076 (paperback; alk. paper)
0231503032 (electronic bk.)
9780231129060 (alk. paper)
9780231129077 (paperback; alk. paper)
9780231503037 (electronic bk.)