Deforestation

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Working Paper
This paper discusses the policy and implementation context of the REDD (reducing emissions from deforestation and forest degradation) demonstration activity in Ulu Masen in the province of Aceh, Indonesia. It is argued that the slow endorsement of the demonstration activity by the Indonesian government may be due to mistiming in relation to the...
Peer-reviewed Article
In Ecological Economics
Author:
Mihoko Shimamoto
Fumikazu Ubukata
This paper introduces the theoretical arguments for and against trade liberalization of forest products considering forest sustainability, and reports on the recent circumstances of three countries in Southeast Asia?the Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia. Trade liberalization raises concerns about the negative effects on forest sustainability...
Non Peer-reviewed Article

Interview: Why are tropical forests being destroyed?

In Asia Pacific Perspective, Japan+
Makoto Inoue is involved in the search for the reasons. He has lived with local farming communities on the island of Borneo, where the studied the ways in which the tripical forests are being used and listened to the viewpoints of the local people. He talks about what is required now to prevent the extinction of the tropical forests.