Unearthing the myths of global sustainable forest governance

Delabre, Izabela, Boyd, Emily, Brockhaus, Maria, Carton, Wim, Krause, Torsten, Newell, Peter, Wong, Grace Y and Zelli, Fariborz (2020) Unearthing the myths of global sustainable forest governance. Global Sustainability, 3. a16 1-10. ISSN 2059-4798

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Abstract

Despite efforts to address the global forest crisis, deforestation and degradation continue, so we need to urgently revisit possible solutions. A failure to halt the global forest crisis contributes to climate change and biodiversity loss and will continue to result in inequalities in access to, and benefits from, forest resources. In this paper, we unpack a series of powerful myths about forests and their management. By exposing and better understanding these myths and what makes them so persistent, we have the basis to make the social and political changes needed to better manage and protect forests globally.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Global Studies > International Relations
University of Sussex Business School > Management
Research Centres and Groups: Centre for Global Political Economy
Sussex Sustainability Research Programme
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GE Environmental Sciences > GE170 Environmental policy
Depositing User: Peter Newell
Date Deposited: 23 Apr 2020 08:11
Last Modified: 20 Aug 2020 10:10
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/90989

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