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Forest Certification

Forest certification is a means of ensuring that forests continue to provide ecosystem services and social benefits long-term in a way that is credible to consumers who are involved in the supply…

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Valuing Ecosystem Services

Ecosystem services can be divided among those that are provisioning; those that produce market goods that are consumed by human beings; those that regulate the provision of other services by…

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Fragmentation and Landscape Management

The consequences of habitat fragmentation are huge but they accumulate over time. Thomas Lovejoy uses the example of the Forest Fragments Project from the Amazon, which took three plots of land that…

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Ecosystem Degradation

The Amazon has seen a fair amount of environmental degradation and humans have been degrading the environment since the use of fire. Thomas Lovejoy argues that we need to be proactive in protecting…

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Human Dimension of Ecosystem Protection and Management , Part II

This chapter includes an interview with ecotourism and local entrepreneurs to highlight the human dimension of ecosystem protection. Most young people go to the city to search for employment or to…

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