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Australia's forests: Contested past, tenure-driven present, uncertain future

Kanowski, Peter


Australia's forests have been characterized by a history of contestation and conflict since British colonization in 1788. This paper adopts a "pathways to sustainability" approach to review Australia's forest governance models, which are strongly tenure-dependent, and generally vary between sub-national jurisdictions; only climate change-related policies, which are in a state of considerable flux, apply to all forests. Consequently, pathways to sustainability are defined largely in terms of the...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Forestry Policy and Economics
DOI: 10.1016/j.forpol.2015.06.001


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