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Press Release 11-056

Surprise! Biodiversity and Resource Use May Co-Exist in Tropical Forests

Local participation in forest management may simultaneously promote biodiversity and sustainable resource use for household livelihoods

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Photo of women sewing leaves and the words Photo Gallery.

See the many uses around the world for forests, from Nepal to Tanzania, in this photo gallery.

Credit: National Science Foundation

 

Photo of a village that borders the edge of a forest in a rural area of Tanzania.

A village borders the edge of a forest in a rural highland area of northeastern Tanzania. In this area, most villagers farm small plots of land, combining cash crops and subsistence food crops and also rely on forest products for contributions to their livelihoods.

Credit: Lauren Persha, University of Michigan


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Cover of the March 25, 2011 issue of the journal Science.

The researchers' findings are described in the March 25, 2011 issue of the journal Science.

Credit: Copyright AAAS 2011


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