What modes of thinking and codes of conduct underlie the phenomena of deforestation? Can deforestation be explained by inefficient management of forests or is it a result of the inappropriate use of forest materials? In order to meet the demand for industrial timber, monoculture plantations have destroyed forest diversity; and wildlife sanctuaries and biosphere reserves have enclosed a forest biodiversity to preserve genetic materials required for the manufacture of a variety of industrial products of which seeds and medicine are most valuable.

This mode of intervention attempts to arrest and, if possible, reverse the processes of deforestation. It preserves the abundance and diversity of the forest ...

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