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    Pilot analysis of global ecosystems: Forest ecosystems

    Provides a "big picture" view of forest extent and change and the role of these ecosystems in industrial roundwood production, woodfuel use and availability, biodiversity, carbon storage and sequestration, and watershed protection....

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    1999-2000 Allocation of Logging Permits in Cameroon

    Fine-tuning Central Africa's First Auction System...

    Cameroon's forestry legislation is implemented by the allocation of <i>ventes de coupe</i>, <i>Unités Forestières d'Aménagement</i> (UFA) and community forests. This paper presents information on how different logging rights were allocated and to whom....

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    Overview of logging in Cameroon

    Documents through maps and indicators the current and historic extent of logging in Cameroon along with the key actors -- companies and individuals -- engaged in this activity.

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    A First Look at Logging in Gabon

    Provides an overview of logging activities within Gabon's forests and summarizes Gabon's forestry law and tax system....

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    Tree trade

    Liberalization of international commerce in forest products: Risks and opportunities

    Trade liberalization that threatens forests should not go forward until mechanisms are in place to ensure parallel progress on forest protection. The authors highlight recommendations which make both economic and environmental sense.

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    Logging Burma's frontier forests

    Resources and the regime

    Uses satellite and field data to assess the impact of unsustainable logging on Burma&#39;s forests and establishes a link between logging policy, deforestation, and the political violence that has plagued the country in recent years.

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    All that glitters is not gold

    Balancing conservation and development in Venezuela's frontier forests...

    Warns that allowing uncontrolled extractive activities in Venezuela's Guayana region risks opportunities for economic growth and conservation. Identifies policy options for development plans with safeguard measures based on conservation, sustainability....

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A guide to securing protected areas in the face of global change

Options and guidelines

Distributed for comment at the 5th World Parks Congress, this guide seeks to help protected area managers, policy makers, and stakeholders learn to deal with the factors of global change that will have growing impacts on their areas in the coming decades.

An Analysis of Access to Central Africa's Rainforests

Identifies relatively undisturbed forest blocks in Central Africa, providing maps that show their size, condition and current levels of protection -- offering the first comprehensive picture of where logging concessions are located throughout the region.

The State of the Forest

Indonesia

A comprehensive, map-based analysis of the scale and pace of change affecting Indonesia's forests and the forces and actors that are driving deforestation -- turning Indonesia from a forest-rich country to a forest-poor country....

Pilot analysis of global ecosystems: Forest ecosystems

Provides a "big picture" view of forest extent and change and the role of these ecosystems in industrial roundwood production, woodfuel use and availability, biodiversity, carbon storage and sequestration, and watershed protection....

1999-2000 Allocation of Logging Permits in Cameroon

Fine-tuning Central Africa's First Auction System...

Cameroon's forestry legislation is implemented by the allocation of <i>ventes de coupe</i>, <i>Unités Forestières d'Aménagement</i> (UFA) and community forests. This paper presents information on how different logging rights were allocated and to whom....

A First Look at Logging in Gabon

Provides an overview of logging activities within Gabon's forests and summarizes Gabon's forestry law and tax system....

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