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Sustainable Communities, Sustainable Development: Other Paths for Papua New Guinea

Paul James, Yaso Nadarajah, Karen Haive, and Victoria Stead

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835880
eISBN:
9780824871611
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835880.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

Papua New Guinea is going through a crisis: A concentration on conventional approaches to development, including an unsustainable reliance on mining, forestry, and foreign aid, has contributed to the ... More


Debating the forest

Sarinda Singh

in Natural Potency and Political Power: Forests and State Authority in Contemporary Laos

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835712
eISBN:
9780824871765
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835712.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines forest decline and the importance of forest resources for the Lao economy. It first considers forest degradation and fragmentation in Laos and goes on to discuss two contrasting ... More


Sustainable Harvesting: A Local View

Stephen F. Siebert

in The Nature and Culture of Rattan: Reflections on Vanishing Life in the Forests of Southeast Asia

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824835361
eISBN:
9780824871826
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824835361.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the issue of sustainable rattan harvesting from a local perspective. Defining and implementing sustainable use of tropical forests and its products have been the subject of ... More


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