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Cracking up? Brazil nuts under threat

Securing the future
  • 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

Securing the future

Luisa Rios is the local coordinator of CIFOR's key partner in the region, Sociedad Peruana de Derecho Ambiental. "If we want to Brazil nut forests to produce not only today, but for the next 50 years, we need evaluate what is actually happening so that we can improve the best practice guidelines," she says. "This can only be done through field research on the ground."

picture credit: © Marco Simola/CIFOR



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