Forests of hope: stories of regeneration
In the midst of international concern about the many threats posed to the world's forests, there are stories of hope. Across the globe, forest dwellers and concerned groups are making a success of sylvan management and conservation projects. This book presents their experiences, showing how the lives of people and communities are becoming integrated with the preservation, use, and enjoyment of forests.
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