Why do forest products become less available? A pan-tropical comparison of drivers of forest-resource degradation

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Hermans, Kathleen; Gerstner, Katharina; Geijzendorffer, Ilse R.; Herold, Martin; Seppelt, Ralf; Wunder, Sven;
(2016)
  • Subject: Laboratorium voor Geo-informatiekunde en Remote Sensing | PE&RC | Laboratory of Geo-information Science and Remote Sensing

Forest products provide an important source of income and wellbeing for rural smallholder communities across the tropics. Although tropical forest products frequently become over-exploited, only few studies explicitly address the dynamics of degradation in response to s... View more
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