Tropical Deforestation, Hearings Before the Subcommittee on International Organizations of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, House of Representatives, Ninety-Sixth Congress, Second Session, May 7, June 19, and September 18, 1980 [open pdf - 75MB]
These are the May 7, June 19, and September 18, 1980 hearings titled "Tropical Deforestation," held before the House Subcommittee on International Organizations of the Committee on Foreign Affairs. From the opening statement of Don Bonker: "Today, the purpose of this subcommittee meeting is to explore the ecological, economic and developmental importance of moist tropical forests to key U.S. interests as well as to the world community. Also, we are interested in looking into the principal causes of tropical deforestation; the rate of forest degradation and depletion; and the relationship between developmental and environmental concerns in the use of tropical forests." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Douglas R. Shane, R. Max Peterson, Bill L. Long, James S. Bethel, Peter H. Raven, Robert O. Blake, Norman Myers, Robert Thomas Hoffmann, Thomas E. Lovejoy, Donald R. King, Samuel H. Kunkle, Stephen B. Preston, Carl Gallegos, William Ladrach, Norman E. Johnson, and Douglas R. Shane.
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