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Regenerating Forests in Tropical Landscapes

Robin L. Chazdon

in Second Growth: The Promise of Tropical Forest Regeneration in an Age of Deforestation

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226117911
eISBN:
9780226118109
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226118109.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter discusses how tropical forests regenerate within a larger spatial context of human-modified landscapes, where natural or semi-natural habitats coexist within a matrix of different types ... More


The Social Lives of Forests: Past, Present, and Future of Woodland Resurgence

Susanna B. Hecht, Kathleen D. Morrison, and Christine Padoch (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226322667
eISBN:
9780226024134
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226024134.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Deforestation was one of the defining features of the late 20th century, but forest recovery is one of the surprising dynamics of the 21st. New research in ecology, geography, anthropology, ... More


* The Social Lives of Forest Transitions and Successions: Theories of Forest Resurgence

Susanna B. Hecht

in The Social Lives of Forests: Past, Present, and Future of Woodland Resurgence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226322667
eISBN:
9780226024134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226024134.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Forest resurgence or forest transition—the widespread recovery of forests in the tropics and more generally—is explained in several bodies of bio-social and economic theory, including urbanization, ... More


* From Fragmentation to Forest Resurgence: Paradigms, Representations, and Practices

Susanna B. Hecht, Kathleen D. Morrison, and Christine Padoch

in The Social Lives of Forests: Past, Present, and Future of Woodland Resurgence

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780226322667
eISBN:
9780226024134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226024134.003.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter introduces the organizing principle of both the volume and the conference that gave rise to it—an argument that counters the “apocalyptic vision” that monopolizes both the popular and ... More


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