Chapters 9, 10 & 11
Chapter 9. Forest dividends in Costa Rica.
First hand observations are from a research visit I made to Costa Rica during February and March 2016.
‘Which is the greenest, happiest country in the world?’ This World Economic Forum survey finds Costa Rica to be top of the list https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2016/07/greenest-happiest-country-in-the-world?utm_content=buffer2d067&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer.
Chapter 10. The best forest custodians
First hand observations in this chapter are derived from a research visit I made to Ashaninka lands in May 2017
Empowerment on the front line
The definitive account of the experiences of the Ashaninka at the time of Peru’s Shining Path emergency can be found in Warriors in Eden by Friar Mariano Gagnon (William Morrow, New York, 1993).
Chapter 11. Temperate zone rainforest
For a map of the distribution of temperate rainforests see Temperate and Boreal Rainforests of the World: Ecology and Conservation
Old world travelers
For an example of research using tiny light-sensitive geolocators, see ‘Migration Routes and Strategies in a Highly Aerial Migrant, the Common Swift Apus apus, Revealed by Light-Level Geolocators’ by Akesson et al. 2012 http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0041195.