Tropical Rainforests

Tropical Rainforests

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Emerging awareness of the plight of the rainforests of Central and South America has catapaulted this issue to the forefront of global environmental concerns. As understanding has increased, so has the contention between the various groups that have a stake in the forest. Developers, environmentalists, governments and the landless poor whose livelihood depends on the rainforest all have contributed to the debate on how to address this problem.Latin American Nature and Society in Transition Susan E. Place. megaprojects such as the Grande Carajas project in Brazil or Colombiaa#39;s Plan Pacifico. Proponents of rainforest conservation face powerful obstacles. Urban populations, oftenanbsp;...

Title:Tropical Rainforests
Author:Susan E. Place
Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield - 2001-01-01


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