Deforestation in Brazil: Conservation and the Politics of Forest Governance

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Deforestation in Brazil: Conservation and the Politics of Forest Governance
Summary
This report will analyze the causes of deforestation of the Amazon rain forest in Brazil. The thesis is argued that this deforestation is attributable to an intersection of state forest governance policies and local market forces. Attention will be focused on the “pressure network” of interests that drive deforestation in Brazil, and recommendations will be made for a realistic scheme for the “economic protection” of the Brazilian rain forest through subsidization of alternative land uses in the next few years, as the global financial crisis eases.
Introduction
One of the most important and contentious topics in the field of forest conservation today is...
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