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Title Extreme conflict and tropical forests / edited by Wil De Jong, Deanna Donovan and Ken-ichi Abe
Published Dordrecht, Netherlands : Springer, [2007]
©2007
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Description 1 online resource (x, 184 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series World forests ; v. 5
World forests ; v. 5
Contents Tropical forests and extreme conflict / Deanna Donovan, Wil De Jong, and Ken-ichi Abe -- Between war and peace: violence and accommodation in the Cambodian logging sector / Philippe Le Billon and Simon Springer -- Greed or grievance in West Africa's forest wars? / Ruben De Koning -- Nicaragua's frontier: the Bosawas Biosphere Reserve / A. Carla Staver, Wil De Jong, and David Kaimowitz -- Past conflicts and resource use in postwar Lao PDR / Yayoi Fujita, Khamla Phanvilay, and Deanna Donovan -- Seeing the forest for the trees: tropical forests, the state and violent conflict in Africa / Larry A. Swatuk -- Confronting conflict timber / Steven Price, Deanna Donovan, and Wil De Jong -- Environmental damage from illicit drug crops in Colombia / María D. Álvarez -- Defoliation during the Vietnam War / Goro Nakamura -- Addressing extreme conflicts through peace parks / Jeffrey A. McNeely
Summary Provides an insight into the relationships between extreme conflict, the international trade in forest products, and the social, economic and environmental condition of tropical forests and their human communities. This book explores the underlying causes and the social and environmental consequences of conflict in tropical forest areas
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Forest conservation -- Tropics.
Forests and forestry -- Tropics.
Rain forest conservation.
War -- Environmental aspects -- Tropics.
Form Electronic book
Author Abe, Ken-ichi.
Donovan, Deanna.
Jong, Wil de.
LC no. 2007416687
ISBN 1402054610 (Cloth)
1402054629
9781402054617 (Cloth)
9781402054624