Conservation of Tropical Forests


    THREE articles which have appeared in the Empire Forestry Journal (vol. 12, No. 1, 1933) display the difficulties which exist in conserving and putting to their fullest utilisation the tropical forests of the Empire. To take the second case first, Sir Ralph Pearson, formerly director of the Forest Products Laboratory at Princes Risborough, discusses the problem of creating and developing markets for Empire hardwood timbers at home.

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