Forest watchdog fails to show its teeth

Hadfield, Peter
December 1991
New Scientist;12/14/91, Vol. 132 Issue 1799, p12
Reports on challenges facing the International Tropical Timber Organisation (ITTO). Failure to convince even the organization's members that it could do the job of facilitating the trade in wood from tropical forests; Problems in ITTO guidelines for forest management.


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