Poor Land Planning Destroys Rainforests

rainforest mapThe world's rainforests continue to disappear at an alarming rate despite attempts to 'zone' forests into areas for protection and management, a new report by the Rainforest Foundation reveals. The report, 'Divided Forests', shows that large-scale forest planning exercises in countries such as Indonesia, Brazil and Cameroon have been seriously flawed, resulting in vast areas being allocated to timber companies which then damaged or destroyed the forest. Large-scale 'forest zoning' exercises have also failed to involve people living in the forest and depending on it for their survival.

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  1. Alberto Villalba-Rutger, FIT-ACE says:

    Protecting the Nature you are protecting yourself too.

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