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Unformatted text preview: avoiding irreversible changes and possible risks, including threats to ecosystem stability (keystone), recreational and other current benefits 2. Non-economic reasons a. Argument from amazement b. The Noah principle C. Tropical Forest 1. General a. Distribution b. Ownership 2. Current rates of tropical forest cutting 3. Crystal ball: future trends 4. Views from the rainforest D. What causes tropical forest clearing? E. Preserving tropical forests 1. General: conflict between biodiversity protection and poverty reduction 2. Parks and “paper parks”...
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- Spring '08
- Biodiversity, Forest, Rice Hall