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Oil wealth and the fate of the forest : a comparative study of eight tropical countries

Author: Sven Wunder
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2003.
Series: Routledge explorations in environmental economics, 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An analysis of the impact of oil wealth on tropical deforestation in South America, Africa and Asia. This book takes a much more analytical approach than the usual fare of environmental studies and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sven Wunder
ISBN: 0415278678 9780415278676
OCLC Number: 51527536
Description: xxi, 432 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: The malady of prosperity --
The impact of oil wealth on forests --
Defining and measuring changing forest conditions --
Gabon --
Venezuela --
Cameroon --
Ecuador --
Papua New Guinea --
More tales of oil wealth and forests: Mexico, Nigeria and Indonesia --
Comparison, conclusions and recommendations.
Series Title: Routledge explorations in environmental economics, 2.
Responsibility: Sven Wunder.

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