Thu, 07 Aug 2008
Rights-based approaches to forest conservation
- News: Liberia’s forest exploitation over the last half-century has ridden roughshod over customary property rights.
- Perspective: The urban public generally view forest conservation as an unquestionably ‘good thing’ akin to apple pie, motherhood and soccer.
- Feature: Are the ‘rights of nature’ always consistent with human rights? What about organisms such as viruses which can kill people?
- Around the world: Now that the land is ours we have to take care of it.
- 2 Editorial
- 3 Livelihoods and landscapes
- 4-5 News: News on Liberia’s Community Forest Rights Law and Colombia’s General Forestry Law
- 6 Legal aspects of the rights-conservation nexus
- 7 Perspective: Why forest conservation is not good news for local communities
- 8-9 Feature: Rights-based approaches to forest conservation
- 10-13 Forest people’s rights around the world: Cases from India, Indonesia, Costa Rica and Guatemala
- 14 Forest programme partners: Rights and Resources Initiative
- 15 IUCN Commissions: CEL
- 16 Reviews