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Vanishing Rain Forests: The Ecological Transition in Malaysia

Series: Oxford Biogeography Series

By: S Robert Aiken and Colin H Leigh

194 pages, 14 b/w plates, 17 figs, tabs

Oxford University Press

Paperback | Dec 1995 | #44443 | ISBN: 0198549598
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NHBS Price: £62.50 $76/€70 approx
Hardback | Dec 1992 | #16237 | ISBN: 0198542429
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An in-depth exploration of the rain forest problem in Malaysia, one of the world's most biologically diverse regions. It looks at four closely related themes: first, it describes the country's forests and their flora and fauna; secondly, it looks at the processes and policies by which human activity has altered these forests; thirdly, the environmental, biological and cultural consequences of these changes are studied; finally, the steps taken and needed to halt the destruction and bring about sustainable management of Malaysia's resources are discussed.

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