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Trade, Transnationals, and Tropical Deforestation

Nigel Sizer

in Footprints in the Jungle

Published in print February 2001 | ISBN: 9780195125788
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780199832927 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195125789.003.0008
 Trade, Transnationals, and Tropical Deforestation

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This chapter provides a brief review of trends in wood consumption and trade and analysis of the factors leading to a growth in transnational logging, led by new companies from south‐east Asia. Case studies from four key countries rich in tropical forest are provided, followed by concluding remarks.

Keywords: Asia; biodiversity; deforestation; forests; logging

Chapter.  7491 words. 

Subjects: Economic Development and Growth

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