Vol 5 No 4 - People And Forests

Issued: 1996 (36 pages)

Jeff McNeely, chief scientist at the World Conservation Union kicked off this special issue with a spirited plea to save the world’s forest which could only done, he said, if governments and foresters discover the historic links between forests and people. Norman Myers looks at the planetary treasure house held by the forests, Christina Cavalcanti investigates new commercial forests in the Amazon and Christian Kuchli introduces a series of reports on people-centered successes in caring for the forests, from Tanzania, Central America, Columbia, New Guinea and Vietnam.


  • Page 3 - Editorial: People and forests
  • Page 4 - Newsfile: News from around the globe
  • Page 6 - Helping people save the forests
  • Page 8 - A planetary treasure
  • Page 12 - Factfile: The state of the forests
  • Page 14 - Special report: Brazil's new forests bring profit and pain
  • Page 18 - People of the Monkey Puzzle
  • Page 19 - Forests of Hope
  • Page 28 - Profile: Professor Vo Quy
  • Page 30 - Last word: Where do we go from here?
  • Page 32 - Associates' News
  • Page 34 - Book & film reviews


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