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close this bookIn Place of the Forest: Environmental and Socio-economic Transformation in Borneo and the Eastern Malay Peninsula (UNU, 1990, 310 pages)
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View the documentA thematic book that is also a regional book
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View the documentExplanation and acknowledgements
close this folderPart 1 : Background and the course of events
close this folderBorneo and the Peninsula, and their environment
View the documentPlace and people
View the documentThe biophysical environment
View the documentClimatic variability
close this folderTransformation of the land before the recent period
View the documentA not remote past
View the documentThe impact of early mining
View the documentThe first major phase of transformation
View the documentEnvironmental consequences of the first development wave
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close this folderChange since World War II
View the documentThe background of modern economic transformation
View the documentNew Order and New Economic Policy
View the documentEnergy exports and production
View the documentMinerals, industry, and the cities
View the documentAgriculture and land settlement
View the documentDeforestation and timber extraction
close this folderPart 2 : Issues of endangerment and criticality
close this folderForest clearance and loss of biodiversity
View the documentThe issues
View the documentConsequences for the forest and its environment
View the documentThe case of the Gunung Palung National Park, West Kalimantan
View the documentDeforestation and crop gene-pools
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close this folderForest clearance and life-support capacity
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View the documentForest clearance and erosion
View the documentLife support and deforestation
View the documentSustainability of timber extraction and the timber-using industry
View the documentConflict of interest and the prospect for change
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close this folderThe forest people: Endangerment or criticality?
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View the documentDeconstructing shifting cultivation
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View the documentThe future
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close this folderDeforestation and global climate
View the documentThe issue as presented: Criticality of global concern
View the documentResearch on carbon dioxide emissions from tropical deforestation
View the documentLonger-term considerations
View the documentThe place of the Borneo and Peninsular forests in the management of greenhouse gas emissions
close this folderDrought and fire: Hazards leading toward endangerment
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View the documentDroughts, fires, and El Niño
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close this folderStudies in the grasslands of Borneo
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View the documentImperata - A problem or a solution?
View the documentThe occurrence of Imperata cylindrica in Borneo
View the documentThe Riam Kiwa and the Ela Hulu: Contrasts and similarities in study sites
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close this folderUrban development and social welfare
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View the documentLevels of urbanization
View the documentThe major urban centres of Borneo
View the documentPoverty and social welfare
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View the documentEnvironmental changes and impacts
View the documentThe human driving forces
View the documentVulnerability
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View the documentTrajectories and regional dynamics change
close this folderAppendix : A discussion of environmental and PROCEZ criticality
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View the documentEndangerment, criticality, and this case-study
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