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When you protect #forests, you ensure clean air & water for future communities & generations: ht…

When you protect #forests, you ensure clean air & water for future communities & generations: ht…

Local communities and indigenous groups now control upwards of 25 percent of forests in the tropics, where the bulk of deforestation occurs; in these countries, small and medium-sized forest enterprises typically account for as much as 90 percent of the businesses engaged in forest products processing, often accounting for more than 50 percent of forest-related jobs. In this context, sustainable forestry is key to creating a virtuous cycle of conservation and development. By helping small community enterprises to become more efficient and better positioned in the market, we help them access the resources necessary to invest in improving their management and conservation practices. Conservation, in turn, becomes crucial to sustaining and improving the local economy.

Full article: http://www.rainforest-alliance.org/work/forestry/communit...

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For Immediate Release, October 5, 2015 Contact: Tanya Sanerib, Center for Biological Diversity, (971) 717-6407, [email protected]