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Publication Details - 'Better late than never': Myanmar bans timber exports to save remaining forests

'Better late than never': Myanmar bans timber exports to save remaining forests

 

Morgan Erickson-Davis - Mongabay.com

 

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Abstract

Deforestation in Myanmar has resulted in significant habitat loss across a variety of interconnected ecosystems within the bio-diverse nation. Such effects are devastating on not only ecosystems, but also on wildlife and indigenous societies. The nation enacted a ban on raw timber exports to mitigate the loss of forestry and ecosystems; the effectiveness of such a ban is contested.

 

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Release Date: April 2014
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