Biodiversity in a Batak village of Palawan (Philippines): a multidisciplinary assessment of local perceptions and priorities

@inproceedings{Boissire2006BiodiversityIA,
  title={Biodiversity in a Batak village of Palawan (Philippines): a multidisciplinary assessment of local perceptions and priorities},
  author={Manuel Boissi{\`e}re and Nining Liswanti},
  year={2006}
}
Logging activities and conversion for agriculture have had a severe impact on the Philippines' tropical forests. Nevertheless, the nation's natural forests are still an important source of goods and services for many local people, such as the Batak in Kalakwasan village. Living in the Tanabag valley on Palawan Island, this minority group relies heavily on natural resources for its livelihoods. Traditional activities include shifting farming: planting mixed crops near the river and farming… CONTINUE READING

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