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The Political Ecology of Tropical Forests in Southeast Asia

Historical Perspectives (Kyoto Area Studies on Asia, Vol 6)

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Published by Trans Pacific Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nature,
  • Nature/Ecology,
  • Environmental economics,
  • Forests, rainforests,
  • South East Asia,
  • General

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsLye Tuck-Po (Editor), Wil De Jong (Editor), Abe Ken-Ichi (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages250
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9038362M
    ISBN 104876984530
    ISBN 109784876984534

    The Fourth Circle: Political Ecology of Sumatra's Rainforest Frontier * Prices in SGD are only applicable in case of delivery to Singapore, Malaysia or Brunei Darussalam. ** GST is applicable only for Singapore customers. has the greatest impacts in tropical areas and arid regions. Ecosystem-based timber harvesting uses methods that _____. leave seed-producing or mature trees uncut to provide for future forests. _____ are replacing primary forests in much of southeast Asia. oil palm plantations.

    Amphibians of Southeast Asia Amphibians reach their greatest diversity in the tropics, particularly in the moist and hot environment of tropical rainforest and freshwater swamp forest. Southeast Asia is one of the world's biodiversity hotspots for amphibians, where a remarkable evolutionary explosion has resulted in incredible diversity of form.   TROPICAL FOREST ECOSYSTEM By: Charu Jaiswal Indo-Malaysia - west coast of India, Assam, Southeast Asia, New Guinea and Queensland, Australia. Other tropical rainforest places are in Hawaii and the islands of the Pacific & Caribbean. 5. Types of tropical rainforest Lowland equatorial evergreen rain forests =Occurs at the belt of the equator.

    Pygmies who live in Southeast Asia are, amongst others, referred to as "Negrito". Resources Cultivated foods and spices. Yam, coffee, chocolate, banana, mango, papaya, macadamia, avocado, and sugarcane all originally came from tropical rainforest and are still mostly grown on plantations in regions that were formerly primary forest. In the mid.   In tropical Asia, a rapidly growing population [22,23] and agricultural expansion coincides with one of the highest levels of biodiversity and endemism worldwide [24,25]. Rainforests in Southeast Asia have been logged on a large scale since the mid 20th century, usually followed by subsequent transformation of logged-over rainforests into cash Cited by:


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Tropical ecosystems are exceptionally rich and exclusive reservoirs of much of the biodiversity on Earth. However, the rapid and extensive destruction of tropical habitats has become a serious threat to their native station is particularly severe in Southeast Asia, where natural habitats, such as lowland rain forests, are being destroyed at relative rates that are higher Cited by: Here we calculate mean carbon age (the period that carbon is fixed in trees7) in different strata of African tropical forests using (1) growth-ring records with a unique timestamp accurately demarcating 66 years of growth in one site and (2) measurements of diameter increments from the African Tropical Rainforest Observation Network (23 sites).Cited by: 4.

The Political Ecology of Tropical Forests in Southeast Asia: Historical Perspectives. Lye Tuck-Po, Wil de Jong, and Abe Ken-ichi, eds. Kyoto University Press and Trans Pacific Press ISBN: Year: This book contains ten articles that explore the complicated relationships between and among producers and consumers of tropical forest.

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