1st Edition

Overexploitation or Sustainable Management? Action Patterns of the Tropical Timber Industry
The Case of Para (Brazil) 1960-1997




ISBN 9780714651545
Published March 30, 2001 by Routledge
488 Pages

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The part played by the Brazilian tropical timber industry in deforesting the Amazon region has not been studied very much. This book describes the expansion of the timber industry in the Brazilian federal state of Para since the 1960s, when Amazon development became an important item on the government's agenda.