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The Conservation Atlas of Tropical Forests: Africa

AtlasOut of Print

Edited By: JA Sayer, CS Harcourt and NM Collins

260 pages, Maps, col photos, tabs


Hardback | Dec 1991 | #18676 | ISBN: 0333577574
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Second volume to be published in this important 3-part series of atlases. Using the latest data from a variety of organisations and sources, including remote sensing by satellite, the volume provides a country by country description of the tropical forests of the continent. Forest destruction is discussed in terms of effects on species diversity and local culture; management; control and limitation of human impact; and strategies for sustainable forest development.
` immensely valuable contribution to promoting the conservation of Africa's threatened forest' Jacquie Morris, ORYX

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