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New! (March 2002)

“Waterways and sustainable development” report of the International Conference held at Bonn / Königswinter June, 13-15, 2000. The report can be ordered at the WWF Institute for Floodplains Ecology, Josefstr. 1, 76437 Rastatt, Germany or Dr. Edith Wenger wenger@wwf.de

 

 

 

“Seeing the wood from the trees” by Nicole Freris and Klemens Laschefski
in 'The Ecologist' Vol. 31, No 6, July/August 2001
Certified tropical timber has been hailed by loggers and environmentalists alike as the best way to protect the rainforests. Klemens Laschefski and Nicole Freris think this is a dangerous myth.”
You can download the entire article at: http://www.wald.org/fscamaz/index.htm

 Disasters All, But Not as Natural as You Think
By Michael Grunwald /The Washington Post / Sunday May 6, 2001
“Yes, there was a 100-year flood event on the Mississippi River this spring. Again. This was the Mississippi's fourth "100-year flood" in the past eight years.” The whole article here

'Hunting of Wildlife in Tropical Forests: Implications for Biodiversity and Forest Peoples,' by Elizabeth Bennett and John Robinson from the Wildlife Conservation Society
You can download the paper for free in PDF format at www.worldbank.org/biodiversity

'Bruner, A. et al. (2001): Effectiveness of Parks in Protecting Tropical Biodiversity'
by Aaron Bruner, Dick Rice, and Gustavo Fonseca from Conservation International and Ted Gullison from the University of British Columbia. Science January, 5, 2001
Despite all doubts this article proves that parks in developing countries really work.
You can download the full original article for a fee at www.sciencemag.org

Laurance, W.F. et al. (2001): The Future of the Brazilian Amazon. Science 291:5503 pp. 438-439
This is an article that raised highly controversial discussions on the development plans of the Amazon. You can get the entire article through http://forests.org (the Forest Conservation Portal)

Borrini-Feyerabend, G. et al (2000): Co-management of Natural Resources: Organising, Negotiating and Leaning-by-Doing. GTZ and IUCN, Kasparek Verlag, Heidelberg (Germany), 95 p.
Available from michaela.hammer@gtz.de or cogestion.iucn@camnet.cm

GTZ & BfN (2000): Naturschutz in Entwicklungsländern "Neue Ansätze für den Erhalt der biologischen Vielfalt" Als Ergebnis des BfN/GTZ Seminars im September 1999 “Naturschutz in der EZ”an der Internationalen Naturschutzakademie Vilm.

Sven Wunder: 'The Economics of Deforestation, The Example of Ecuador' (Macmillan Press)

 

First published:20.12.2000
Last updated: 24.08.2002