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All That Glitters Is Not Gold: Balancing Conservation and Development in Venezuela's Frontier Forests

Authors: 
Miranda, M.
Blanco-Uribe, A.Q.
Hernandez, L.
Ochoa, J.G.
Yerena, E.
Date: 
December 1998

Venezuela's Guayana region is one of the last large blocks of the Earth's forest areas. It is threatened by ongoing activities, such as logging, gold and diamond mining, as well as the government's five-year plan for increased development. This report analyzes the plan and its likely repercussions.

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Publication type: 
Book
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Page numbers: 
60 pp.
Publisher: 
World Resources Institute Forest Frontiers
Themes: 
Forestry
Locations: 
Venezuela