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Conservational Status of the Maquipucuna Cloud Forests

Grady L. Webster and Robert M. Rhode

in Plant Diversity of an Andean Cloud Forest

Published by University of California Press

Published in print April 2001 | ISBN: 9780520098305
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780520915930 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/california/9780520098305.003.0007
Conservational Status of the Maquipucuna Cloud Forests

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Maquipucuna is one of the 61 neotropical protected sites included in the Parks in Peril program of the Nature Conservancy. This chapter reviews the present conservation status of the Maquipucuna cloud forests. It describes the preparation of a management plan for Maquipucuna and notes that the preservation of the cloud forests of Maquipucuna would be greatly facilitated by the implementation of the plan for the Chocó–Andean Biological Corridor (CABCOR).

Keywords: Maquipucuna; Parks in Peril; Nature Conservancy; conservation; Biological Corridor; CABCOR

Chapter.  648 words. 

Subjects: Plant Sciences and Forestry

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