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Jeffrey Sayer

Full Name: Jeffrey Sayer
Number of Works: 9
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This book discusses both the principles and the applications of an integrated approach to natural resources management. It deals directly with the wider integration of natural resources, including the complexity of systems and redirecting research toward including participatory approaches, multi-scale analysis, and an array of tools for system analysis, information management and impact assessment. This book has been developed from papers presented at a workshop in Penang, Malaysia in 2000. Each paper has been peer-reviewed, revised and updated to the end of 2002. Case studies from around t
ISBN: 9048128064, 9789048128068
Keywords: opportunity, oxymoron, biodiversity, forests, plantation
Pages: 288
Published: 2009

This book brings together a selection of original research articles that address biodiversity and conservation in plantation forests. Although such forests are perhaps the ‘poor cousins’ of the species richer natural and semi-natural forests, they can still make a significant contribution to biodiversity conservation. This is particularly the case in regions that have lost much of their natural forest cover. Comparatively few studies have previously attempted to examine the biota associated with plantation forests and, as a result, some conservation needs and opportunities highlighted here