A modest proposal for wealthy countries to reforest their land for the common good

Meijaard, Erik and Sheil, Douglas (2011) A modest proposal for wealthy countries to reforest their land for the common good. Biotropica, 43 5: 524-528.


Author Meijaard, Erik
Sheil, Douglas
Title A modest proposal for wealthy countries to reforest their land for the common good
Journal name Biotropica   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0006-3606
1744-7429
Publication date 2011-09
Sub-type Editorial
DOI 10.1111/j.1744-7429.2011.00802.x
Volume 43
Issue 5
Start page 524
End page 528
Total pages 5
Place of publication Hoboken, NJ, United States
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell Publishing
Collection year 2012
Language eng
Abstract We discuss a recent press release calling on wealthy countries to do more to combat climate change and protect their biodiversity. We examine some further examples of how questionable views are imposed unilaterally on conservation problems. Until we better engage with local perspectives we shall be less credible and less effective as conservationists.
Keyword Biofuel
Conservation
Deforestation
Double-standards
Ethics
Inequity
Oil-palm
Redd
Restoration
Tree-spiking
Tropics
Biodiversity
Deforestation
Conservation
Q-Index Code CX
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status UQ

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Sub-type: Editorial
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