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Controlling tropical deforestation

Alan Grainger

Controlling tropical deforestation

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Published by Earthscan in Sterling, VA .
Written in English


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StatementAlan Grainger
ContributionsInternational Institute for Environment and Development
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LC ClassificationsSD418.3.T76 G73 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24520602M
ISBN 101853831425
ISBN 109781849710251, 9781853831423
LC Control Number2009038584


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Table of Contents List of Figures List of Fables Acronyms and Abbreviations Preface Introduction The Causes of Tropical Deforestation Land use Change and Economic Development Deforestation and Logging Sustainable Land Use Development Problems Global Concerns versus Local Needs Monitoring and Managing Global Environmental Change Sustainable Development - a Shared Experience The Price: $ In this book Alan Grainger offers afresh analysis of the causes of deforestation and presents an integrated strategy for controlling it.

His strategy embraces agriculture, forestry and conservation and stresses the need for changes in government policies if land use is to be made more sustainable and the underlying causes of the problem are to.

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The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should be applied. The Neolithic period is said to have seen extensive deforestation for farming land.

In his book The History of Deforestation, the author Michael Williams says that "It is a common misconception that deforestation is a recent occurrence, gaining momentum in the tropical regions of the world since about " According to Williams, deforestation.

Oct 01,  · Tropical rain forest is being cleared so rapidly and on such a scale that it is a major global environmental problem, threatening the survival of half of the world's plant and animal species. This book offers an analysis of the causes of deforestation and presents a strategy for controlling it.

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After discussing ownership issues related to tropical forests, the author develops a simple general equilibrium model to represent - at least in a stylized way - the salient aspects of the deforestation process.

He uses the model to generate first- and second-best policy options for controlling deforestation and, later, to assess the environmental consequences of government. Buy Controlling Tropical Deforestation (Natural Resource Management Se) 1 by Alan Grainger (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Controlling tropical deforestation / Alan Grainger Earthscan Publications London Australian/Harvard Citation. Grainger, Alan. & Earthscan (Great Britain).

Controlling tropical deforestation / Alan Grainger Earthscan Publications London. Wikipedia Citation. However extensive tropical deforestation is a relatively modern event that gained momentum in the 20 th century and particularly in the last half of the 20th century.

The FAO FRA and reports indicate considerable deforestation in the world during but this was almost entirely confined to tropical regions (Anon., a; ). Mar 30,  · Tropical forests are home to half the Earth's species, and their trees are an immense standing reservoir of carbon.

Deforestation will have increasingly serious consequences for biodiversity, humans, and perfectkicks.online: Rebecca Lindsey. Tropical rain forests are being cleared so rapidly and on such a scale that it is a major global environmental problem, threatening the survival of half of the world's plant and animal species and contributing to global climate change through the greenhouse effect.

But, despite widespread concern for over 20 years, only limited progress has been made in controlling deforestation and improving Cited by: By any measure, Dr. Alan Grainger, Senior Lecturer in Geography at the University of Leeds, is an internationally-renowned expert on tropical deforestation.

He is the author of numerous scientific papers since and a book, Controlling Tropical Deforestation, published in Controlling Tropical Deforestation An Analysis of Alternative Policies Robert T.

Deacon A simple general equilibrium model -representing salient aspects of the deforestation process -generates first- and second-best policy options for controlling deforestation and helps to. Deforestation: Causes, Consequences and Efforts to Control It. According to World development report deforestation is defined as the permanent conservation of the forest land to other uses including pasture, shifting cultivation, mechanised agriculture or infrastructural development.

Deforestation, clearance, clearcutting or clearing is the removal of a forest or stand of trees from land which is then converted to a non-forest use. Deforestation can involve conversion of forest land to farms, ranches, or urban use. The most concentrated deforestation occurs in tropical rainforests.

Tropical rain forest is being cleared so rapidly and on such a scale that it is a major global environmental problem, threatening the survival of half of the world's plant and animal species. This book offers an analysis of the causes of deforestation and presents a strategy for controlling it.

ISBN: ; Format: Hardcover. In many tropical areas mining is a major cause of deforestation and forest degradation, generating a large number of social and environmental impacts. A recent study published by Third World Network-Africa provides a detailed picture of those minerals in the Wassa West District of Ghana.

Tropical Deforestation. NASA Facts Sheet (FSGSFC). The clearing of tropical forests across the Earth has been occuring on a large scale basis for many centuries.

This process, known as deforestation, involves the cutting down, burning, and damaging of forests. Tropical Deforestation and Climate Change Edited by Paulo Moutinho & Stephan Schwartzman.

Tropical Deforestation as the appearance of this book, and most particularly the diverse list of tropical deforestation is a critical piece of any international emissions reduction regime, in particular Cited by: Feb 15,  · Deforestation in the tropics Date: February 15, Source: Helmholtz Centre For Environmental Research - UFZ Summary: Tropical forests around the world play a.

differing proposals to reduce emissions from deforestation and degradation (REDD) have been put forward to the UNFCCC, which has resulted in some confusion. This non-partisan guide to the proposals is intended to accelerate understanding. The Little REDD. Deforestation and the Global Carbon Cycle Deforestation increases the amount of carbon dioxide (CO 2) and other trace gases in the atmosphere.

The plants and soil of tropical forests hold billion metric tons of carbon worldwide with each acre of tropical forest stor.

May 12,  · New methods are being developed to farm more intensively, such as high-yield hybrid crops, greenhouse, autonomous building gardens, and hydroponics. Various initiatives are being taken to tackle such complex issues by several international program.

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Deforestation in Borneo has taken place on an industrial scale since the s. Borneo, the third largest island in the world, divided between Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei, was once covered by dense tropical and subtropical rainforests.

In the s and s the forests of Borneo were leveled at a rate unprecedented in human history, burned, logged and cleared, and commonly replaced with.

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Dec 08,  · As UNFCCC negotiations move towards powerful new mechanisms for compensating tropical countries for their reductions of greenhouse gas. Grainger, A. (a) Controlling Tropical Deforestation, Earthscan Publications, London.

Google Scholar. C. A. S. () Modelling tropical land use change: detailed methods and application to Sub-Saharan Africa. Grainger A.

() Modelling tropical land use change and deforestation. In: Goldsmith F.B. (eds) Tropical Rain Forest: A Cited by: 8.The Avança Brasil program has planned major construction projects over the next 20 years to build roads, highways, hydraulic power stations, pipelines, high tension lines, and utility infrastructures that will cause lasting degradation of the Amazon forest.

See William E. Laurance et al., “The Future of the Brazilian Amazon,” Science, January 19,pp. –Author: Marie-Claude Smouts.NASA Tropical Deforestation Research: NASA remote-sensing technology has become the backbone of worldwide efforts to quickly, routinely, and reliably assess trends in tropical deforestation.

Since the s, the Landsat series of satellites has provided high-resolution imagery Author: Rebecca Lindsey.