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From Eco-Catastrophe to Zero Clearing: why is deforestation in the Neotropics declining?

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Speaker(s): Professor Susanna Hecht
Chair: Professor Michael Storper

Recorded on 17 October 2013 in Hong Kong Theatre, Clement House.

An expert on tropical development, Professor Susanna Hecht will address the recent dramatic decline in deforestation in Amazonia, why it has occurred, and how likely it is to endure.

Susanna Hecht is a professor in the School of Public Affairs and the Institute of the Environment at UCLA.

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