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Saving Tropical Forests

Thursday, August 22, 1991
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Tropical deforestation is a vivid example of human-caused environmental change and has troubling local and global consequences. In this lecture, Dr. Gary Hartshorn, Executive Director of the Organization for Tropical Studies, provides an overview of tropical deforestation and describes the various approaches he and colleagues have taken to restore tropical forests.

Tags: 
  • tropical
  • forest
  • deforestation
  • Brazil
  • Peru
  • reforestation
  • slash
  • burn
  • land
  • erosion
  • public lecture