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Ecology of an African rain forest

logging in Kibale and the conflict between conservation and exploitation

by Thomas T. Struhsaker

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Published by University Press of Florida in Gainesville .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Uganda,
  • Kibale Forest Reserve.
    • Subjects:
    • Rain forest ecology -- Uganda -- Kibale Forest Reserve.,
    • Logging -- Environmental aspects -- Uganda -- Kibale Forest Reserve.,
    • Rain forest animals -- Effect of logging on -- Uganda -- Kibale Forest Reserve.,
    • Rain forests -- Management.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 397-418) and index.

      StatementThomas T. Struhsaker.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQH195.U4 S77 1997
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxii, 434 p. :
      Number of Pages434
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL997371M
      ISBN 100813014905
      LC Control Number96036076

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