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Cracking up? Brazil nuts under threat

Measuring impact
  • Forest giants
  • Gathering nuts - and more
  • Green concerns
  • Survival strategy
  • Measuring impact
  • Logging danger?
  • Counting cocos
  • Knowledge gap
  • Choosing the right direction
  • Securing the future

Measuring impact

Scientists from the Centre for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) are now working alongside Brazil nut harvesters to measure the production of Brazil nut trees and determine the impact of selective logging. This is intended to provide a scientific basis for new laws on timber extraction.

picture credit: © Marco Simola/CIFOR



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