It’s a forest, not a ‘museum’: What sustainable development means in the tropics

23 March 2015

A tropical forest: A habitat for wildlife, untouched by humans? Or trees ripe to be cleared for profit?
Or is the forest an integral part of a human landscape: relied on by people for clean water, timber, forest foods, wood fuel, a haven for animals and plants, and a carbon sink for the health of the climate system?

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