Conservation Atlas of Tropical Forests. Asia and the Pacific. N. MARK AND J. SAYER AND TIMOTHY WHITMORE COLLINS.

Conservation Atlas of Tropical Forests. Asia and the Pacific.

London. Macmillan. 1991. Stock ID #129991

Maps, colour photographic illustrations, 256pp, index, hardback, quarto, dustjacket curling a little along top edge, name front endpaper, otherwise a very good copy. The first of a series designed to cover all tropical rain forests in the world. This is a visual portfolio of detailed maps of Asia, accompanied by a text which seeks to analyze the extent and causes of deforestation and to point a way towards sustainable forest development. Part 1 describes the issues, the impact of human encroachement, government policies, changes in agricultural practices, the tropical forestry action plan and the protected areas system. Part 2 contains 18 country studies. Each chapter has a detailed map of rain forests and the accompanying text describes in detail the current situation in that country. (When referring to this item please quote stockid 129991).

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