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Fires in Tropical Forests - What is Really the Problem? Lessons from Indonesia

Tacconi, Luca; Moore, P F; Kaimowitz, David

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Fires have attracted interest and generated alarm since the early 1980s. This concern has been particularly evident in tropical forests of Southeast Asia and the Amazon, but disastrous fires in recent summers in Australia, Europe, and the United States have drawn worldwide attention. Concern about forest fires, and related air pollution and biodiversity impacts, led international organisations and northern countries - such as the Asian Development Bank, the European Union, the Food and...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/32647
Source: Mitigation and adaptation strategies for global change
DOI: 10.1007/s11027-006-9040-y

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