Books  Sustainable Development  Economics, Business & Industry  Environmental Economics 

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
Availability: Usually dispatched within 6 days Details
NHBS Price: £110.00 $142/€131 approx

About this book

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

Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!

Bestsellers in this subject

Economic Incentives for Marine and Coastal Conservation

NHBS Price: £31.99 $41/€38 approx

Natural Capital

NHBS Price: £12.99 $17/€15 approx

What Has Nature Ever Done for Us?

NHBS Price: £9.99 $13/€12 approx

Nature's Wealth

NHBS Price: £40.99 $53/€49 approx

A Field Guide to Economics for Conservationists

NHBS Price: £26.99 $35/€32 approx

VAT: GB 407 4846 44
NHBS Ltd is registered in England and Wales: 1875194