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The social dynamics of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon

AntoМ‚nio Carlos Sant"Ana Diegues

The social dynamics of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon

an overview

by AntoМ‚nio Carlos Sant"Ana Diegues

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Published by United Nations Research Institute for Development in Geneva .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Deforestation -- Environmental aspects -- Amazon River Region (Brazil).,
  • Deforestation -- Economic aspects -- Amazon River Region (Brazil).,
  • Deforestation -- Social aspects -- Amazon River Region (Brazil).,
  • Deforestation -- Control -- Amazon River Region (Brazil).,
  • Land tenure -- Brazil -- Law and legislation.,
  • Land settlement -- Brazil.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Antonio Carlos Diegues, with an appendix by Paulo Kageyama and Virgilio Viana.
    SeriesDiscussion paper / United Nations Research Institute for Development -- 36, Discussion paper (United Nations Research Institute for Social Development) -- 36.
    ContributionsUnited Nations Research Institute for Social Development.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 42 p. :
    Number of Pages42
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19533826M

    A multi-disciplinary team of authors analyze the economics of Brazilian deforestation using a large data set of ecological and economic variables. They survey the most up to date work in this field and present their own dynamic and spatial econometric analysis based on municipality level panel data spanning the entire Brazilian Amazon from The fifth article is from the Internet and is named, “The Social Dynamics of Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon: An Overview.” Only the economics portion of this lengthy report was analyzed because of the overwhelming length of the paper and irrelevance to this paper’s topic.

    Slowing Amazon deforestation through public policy and interventions in beef and soy supply chains. Science (): doi: /science Nepstad D, Soares-Filho BS, Merry F, Lima A, Moutinho P, et al. The end of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon. Science Observatrio do Plano ABC. Cited by:   Deforestation solutions require a new development vision for the Brazilian Amazon, say analysts, with policies that promote the sustainable use of forest products, and policies that end the.

    Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon Tim Boekhout van Solinge Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands ABSTRACT This essay takes a (green) criminological and multidisciplinary perspective on defor-estation in the Brazilian Amazon, by focusing on the crimes and damages that .   A book on the Brazilian Amazon, the world's largest tropical forest, always demands one's attention and this volume is an especially worthy addition to the literature. The authors have drawn on all available data sources to assess the benefits and costs of land-use change in the region.


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The social dynamics of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon by AntoМ‚nio Carlos Sant"Ana Diegues Download PDF EPUB FB2

Order to understand the dynamics of the different activities expanding in the region, and also to investigate the social and political forces acting in specific contexts, particularly those having greater influence on the growth of deforestation rates.

This work—“Causes of Deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon”—appears in this context. TheFile Size: 3MB. This book presents an economic perspective of deforestation in the Brazilan Amazon. The authors make use of an extensive collection of economic and ecological data spanning the whole of the Brazilian Amazon from to to examine the extent to which land Cited by: Get this from a library.

The social dynamics of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon: an overview. [Antônio Carlos Sant'Ana Diegues; Paulo Kageyama; Virgilio Viana]. The Dynamics of Deforestation and Economic Growth in the Brazilian Amazon - Kindle edition by Andersen, Lykke E., Granger, Clive W. J., Reis, Eustaquio J., Weinhold, Diana, Wunder, Sven.

Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Dynamics of Deforestation and Economic Growth in the Price: $ The social dynamics of the deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon: an overviewUnited Nations Research Institute for Social Development in English.

Project Title: The Social Dynamics of Deforestation in Developing Countries No. of Pages: 52 This paper presents a preliminary assessment of the social origins and impact of deforestation in Brazil's Amazon region, as well as ideas regarding practical alternatives to deforestation.

The Social Dynamics of Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon: An Overview Discussion Paper No. 36, July Antonio Carlos Diegues with an appendix by Paul Kageyama and Vergilio Viana Contents PREFACE 3 ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS 5 INTRODUCTION 7 1. THE MAGNITUDE AND RATE OF DEFORESTATION 7 2.

HISTORY AND POPULATIONS OF AMAZONIA 9 3. 6 The Dynamics of Deforestation whole of the Brazilian Amazon. Throughout the book the models and The chapter points to some of the current key social, occupational and political dynamics.

The Neolithic period is said to have seen extensive deforestation for farming land. In his book The History of Deforestation, the author Michael Williams says that "It is a common misconception that deforestation is a recent occurrence, gaining momentum in the tropical regions of the world since about " According to Williams, deforestation.

In his book The Future of Life, he asserts that the loss of forest over the last 50 years has been one of the most profound environmental.

Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon 69 AndreaCattaneo 6 Will Intensifying Pasture Management in Latin America Protect Forests – or Is It the Other Way Round. 91 Douglas White, FedericoHolmann, SamFujisaka,KenethReateguiand CarlosLascano 7 Intensified Small-scale Livestock Systems in the Western Brazilian Amazon   The dynamics of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon are complex.

A growing debate considers the extent to which deforestation is a result of the expansion of the Brazilian soy : Tim Boekhout Van Solinge.

Get this from a library. Causes of deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon. [Sérgio Margulis] -- "This report suggests that, in contrast to the s and s when occupation of Brazilian Amazonia was largely induced by government policies and subsidies, recent deforestation in significant.

There has been no further change in the deforestation rate in the Brazilian Amazon since our article in Tropical Conservation Science on the dramatic reduction in deforestation in the late s. This lack of change was actually a remarkable occurrence because deforestation remained stable during a period of major economic recession and great political turbulence at the national by: 1.

Abstract The worldwide concern with deforestation of Brazilian Amazonia is motivated not only by the irreversible loss of this natural wealth, but also by the perception that it is a destructive process in which the social and economic gains are smaller than the environmental losses.

Understanding the web of social groups involved in deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon is key to containing forest loss, argues a leading Amazon researcher writing in the journal Ecology and. Causes of deforestation of the Brazilian Amazon (English) Abstract.

The worldwide concern with deforestation of Brazilian Amazonia is motivated not only by the irreversible loss of this natural wealth, but also by the perception that it is a destructive process in. Description: The social dynamics of deforestation and of forest protection are the ongoing interactions amongst social actors and processes that determine the use and management of forests.

Based on a vast amount of research and detailed case-studies in Brazil, Central America, Nepal and Tanzania as well as several papers dealing with wider themes and regions, this book argues that most.

There are a number of negative effects of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon such as climate change, extinction of endemic species of rich biodiversity and destruction of home of indigenous people.

First of all, climate may vary and deteriorate because of deforestation. The issue of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon can be seen to be more than just a debate between developmentalists and conservationists or a debate between the advocates of unregulated free-market decision-making and advocates of governmental regulation.

The issue of deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon illustrates that individuals and. Abstract. In the s deforestation rates started increasing significantly in Brazilian Amazon. Government policies played a decisive role.

Credit and fiscal subsidies to agriculture, coupled to the expansion of the road network, pushed the agricultural frontier in a northwesterly direction, while colonization programs and regional incentives fostered settlements inside the Amazon by: Tropical forests are diminishing in extent due primarily to the rapid expansion of agriculture, but the future magnitude and geographical distribution of future tropical deforestation is uncertain.

Here, we introduce a dynamic and spatially-explicit model of deforestation that predicts the potential magnitude and spatial pattern of Amazon by: A book on the Brazilian Amazon, the world’s largest tropical forest, always demands one’s attention and this volume is an especially worthy addition to the literature.

The authors have drawn on all available data sources to assess the benefits and costs of land-use change in the : Lykke E.

Andersen, Clive W. J. Granger, Eustaquio J. Reis, Diana Weinhold, Sven Wunder.