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Oil Wealth and the Fate of the Forest: A Comparative Study of Eight Tropical Countries

By: Sven Wunder

400 pages, Illus, Maps, Tabs


Hardback | Dec 2003 | #137359 | ISBN: 0415278678
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An analysis of the impact of oil wealth on tropical deforestation in South America, Africa and Asia. Takes a much more analytical approach than most environmental studies and focuses on economies as a whole, leading to a more balanced view.


Introduction 1. The Malady of Prosperity 2. The Impact of Oil Wealth on Forests 3. Defining and Measuring Changing Forest Conditions 4. Gabon 5. Venezuela 6. Cameroon 7. Ecuador 8. Papua New Guinea 9. More Tales of Oil Wealth and Forests: Mexico, Nigeria and Indonesia 10. Comparison, Conclusions and Recommendations

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