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A Modest Proposal for Wealthy Countries to Reforest Their Land for the Common Good
Version of Record online: 16 AUG 2011
© 2011 The Author(s). Journal compilation © 2011 by The Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation
Volume 43, Issue 5, pages 524–528, September 2011
How to Cite
Meijaard, E. and Sheil, D. (2011), A Modest Proposal for Wealthy Countries to Reforest Their Land for the Common Good. Biotropica, 43: 524–528. doi: 10.1111/j.1744-7429.2011.00802.x
- Issue online: 1 SEP 2011
- Version of Record online: 16 AUG 2011
- Received 16 May 2011; revision accepted 4 June 2011.
We discuss a recent press release calling on wealthy countries to do more to combat climate change and protect their biodiversity. We examine some further examples of how questionable views are imposed unilaterally on conservation problems. Until we better engage with local perspectives we shall be less credible and less effective as conservationists.