Archaeological and historical insights into the ecological impacts of pre-colonial and colonial introductions into the Philippine Archipelago

  title={Archaeological and historical insights into the ecological impacts of pre-colonial and colonial introductions into the Philippine Archipelago},
  author={Noel Amano and Greg Bankoff and David Max Findley and Grace Barretto-tesoro and Patrick Roberts},
  journal={The Holocene},
  pages={313 - 330}
The tropical forests of the Philippine Archipelago are some of the most threatened in the 21st century. Among the most prominent threats are the introduction of new plant and animal species, as well as new forms of land management (e.g. plantations), that have accompanied industrial expansion. Such threats have a potentially long-term history and prehistory in the Philippines, not just as a consequence of Spanish colonial administration and land-use changes from the 16th century, but also in… 

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