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Valuation of an Amazonian rainforest

Naturevolume 339pages655656 (1989) | Download Citation


Exploitation of non-wood resources would provide profits while conserving Amazon forests. Yet little is done to promote their development.

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  1. Institute of Economic Botany, New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, New York, 10458

    • Charles M. Peters
  2. Missouri Botanical Garden, St Louis, Missouri, 63166

    • Alwyn H. Gentry
  3. School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, 06511, USA

    • Robert O. Mendelsohn


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