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Cracking up? Brazil nuts under threat

Logging danger?
  • 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

Logging danger?

"Selective logging has co-existed with Brazil nut production for a long time. But it is becoming more intense," says Miguel Zamalloa, president of one of the local harvesters' organisations, Recolectores Orgánicos de la Nuez Amazónica de Perú. "We need information about what is happening now, and what we can do for the future."

picture credit: © Marco Simola/CIFOR



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