In place of the forest : environmental and socio-economic transformation in Borneo and the eastern Malay Peninsula / Harold Brookfield, Lesley Potter, and Yvonne Byron

Author(s): Brookfield, H. C
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Subjects: Deforestation--Borneo
Environmental degradation--Borneo
Deforestation--Malay Peninsula
Environmental degradation--Malay Peninsula
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Tokyo ; New York : United Nations University Press, c1995
Series: UNU studies on critical environmental regions
LC Classification: S, SD
Physical Description: xiv, 310 p. : maps ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: List of figures and tables
Abbreviations and glossary
Introduction and acknowledgements
1. Borneo and the Peninsula, and their environment 3
2. Transformation of the land before the recent period 23
3. Change since World War II 44
4. Forest clearance and loss of biodiversity 71
5. Forest clearance and life-support capacity 83
6. The forest people: Endangerment or criticality? 112
7. Deforestation and global climate 143
8. Drought and fire: Hazards leading toward endangerment 158
9. Studies in the grasslands of Borneo 179
10. Urban development and social welfare 204
11. Review and conclusions 228
Appendix: A discussion of environmental and PROCEZ criticality 244
Bibliography 258
Index 295
Alternate Titles: Portion of title: Environmental and socio-economic transformation in Borneo and the eastern Malay Peninsula
Additional Authors: Byron, Yvonne, 1950-
Potter, Lesley M
Notes: ISBN: 9280808931
"UNUP-893"--T.p. verso
Includes bibliographical references (p. 258-293) and index
OCLC Number: 34292672
ISBN/ISSN: 9280808931