Chapter 49. Lessons for Other Tropical Forest Landscapes

  1. Nigel E. Stork Chair Head Associate Dean CEO Director Member7 and
  2. Stephen M. Turton Executive Director Associate Professor Director Councillor8
  1. Nigel E. Stork Chair Head Associate Dean CEO Director Member7,†,
  2. Stephen M. Turton Executive Director Associate Professor Director Councillor8,‡,
  3. William F. Laurance1,2,
  4. Jiro Kikkawa3,§,
  5. Jeffrey A. McNeely4,
  6. Jeffrey Sayer5 and
  7. S. Joseph Wright6

Published Online: 2 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444300321.ch49

Living in a Dynamic Tropical Forest Landscape

Living in a Dynamic Tropical Forest Landscape

How to Cite

Stork, N. E., Turton, S. M., Laurance, W. F., Kikkawa, J., McNeely, J. A., Sayer, J. and Wright, S. J. (2008) Lessons for Other Tropical Forest Landscapes, in Living in a Dynamic Tropical Forest Landscape (eds N. E. Stork and S. M. Turton), Blackwell Publishing, Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444300321.ch49

Editor Information

  1. 7

    School of Resource Management and Geography, Faculty of Land and Food Resources, University of Melborne, Burnley Campus, Richmond, Victoria, Australia

  2. 8

    Australian Tropical Forest Institute, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Author Information

  1. 1

    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Ancon, Panama, Republic of Panama

  2. 2

    Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project, National Institute for Amazonian Research (INPA), Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil

  3. 3

    School of Integrative Biology, University of Queensland, Australia

  4. 4

    International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN), Gland, Switzerland

  5. 5

    Forest Conservation Programme, International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN), Gland, Switzerland

  6. 6

    Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, Balboa, Panama, Republic of Panama

  7. 7

    School of Resource Management and Geography, Faculty of Land and Food Resources, University of Melborne, Burnley Campus, Richmond, Victoria, Australia

  8. 8

    Australian Tropical Forest Institute, School of Earth and Environmental Sciences, James Cook University, Cairns, Queensland, Australia

  1. The authors were participants of Cooperative Research Centre for Tropical Ecology and Management

  2. The authors were participants of Cooperative Research Centre for Tropical Ecology and Management

  3. §

    The authors were participants of Cooperative Research Centre for Tropical Ecology and Management

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 23 APR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405156431

Online ISBN: 9781444300321

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Keywords:

  • applying research results to global problems;
  • Cooperative Research Centres (CRC);
  • role of positive economic drivers for the conservation of rainforests;
  • ecological problems as reflections of social problems;
  • integrated natural resource management: a new paradigm;
  • importance of multidisciplinary research;
  • key ecosystem services of tropical forests

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The value of research

  • How to finance research: the value of environmental Cooperative Research Centres

  • How to apply research results to global problems

  • References