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    Unearthing the myths of global sustainable forest governance

    Delabre, Izabela and Boyd, E. and Brockhaus, M. and Carton, W. and Krause, T. and Newell, P. and Wong, G.Y. and Zelli, F. (2020) Unearthing the myths of global sustainable forest governance. Global Sustainability 3 (e16), ISSN 2059-4798.

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    Abstract

    Despite efforts to address the global forest crisis, deforestation and degradation continue, so we need to urgently revisit possible solutions. A failure to halt the global forest crisis contributes to climate change and biodiversity loss and will continue to result in inequalities in access to, and benefits from, forest resources. In this paper, we unpack a series of powerful myths about forests and their management. By exposing and better understanding these myths and what makes them so persistent, we have the basis to make the social and political changes needed to better manage and protect forests globally.

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    Item Type: Article
    Keyword(s) / Subject(s): forest governance, lock-ins, myths, power, sustainability
    School: School of Social Sciences, History and Philosophy > Department of Geography
    Depositing User: Izabela Delabre
    Date Deposited: 08 Mar 2021 14:38
    Last Modified: 13 Jun 2021 21:18
    URI: https://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/43233

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