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When we think and talk today of disappearing forests we tend focus on the loss of tropical rain forests . This is understandable , for the clearing of tropical forests — which really began on a large scale only in the 1950s — is a ...
Here there is a major difference between temperate and tropical forests . Tropical forests , in the central global band between roughly 10 degrees north and 10 degrees south of the equator , cover less than one - tenth of the world's ...
TROPICAL forests are diminishing rapidly at the hands of mankind . Loggers , shifting or slash - and - burn farmers , ranchers , commercial agriculturists , firewood gatherers are all responsible , with their relative contributions ...
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Our Country, The Planet: Forging A Partnership For SurvivalUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This book addresses the question: "If the development of the quarter of the world's people who are now rich has brought us all so close to the limits of sustainable living on Earth, how is the ... Read full review
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Our Country, The Planet: Forging A Partnership For Survival
Shridath S. Ramphal
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