Deforestation in the tropics is a significant cause of global climate change (Murdiyarso,
Hergoualc’h and Verchot 2010).
The private sector is increasingly interested in integrated landscape management (ILM) as a means to mitigate risks, and address opportunities beyond the production unit. Scherr et al.
This book explores the challenges of environmental protection and development. Includes a chapter by Rainforest Alliance president Tensie Whelan on conserving biodiversity and ensuring sustainable livelihoods.