Conserving Forest Biodiversity in Times of Violent Conflict
Source: Cambridge Journals , 2003
Author(s): Jeffrey A. McNeely
Democratic Republic of the Congo,
Forests are often frontiers, and like all frontiers, they are sites of dynamic social, ecological, political and economic changes. Such dynamism involves constantly changing advantages and disadvantages to different groups of people, which not surprisingly can lead to armed conflict, and all too frequently to war. Many governments have contributed...