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  1. The Amazon: Thirst for justice
    New Internationalist May 1991

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1991
    A look at the people who inhabit the Amazon rainforest, mainly focused on Brazil. Discussion of how the locals manage their environment and why many are migrating to urban centres.
  2. The Canadian Environmental Education Catalogue
    A Guide to Selected Resources

    Resource Type: Article
  3. Connexions
    Volume 11, Number 2 - Winter 1988 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1988
  4. Connexions Digest
    Volume 12, Number 1 - Fall 1988 - A Social Change Sourcebook

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 1988
  5. The Earthscan Action Handbook
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1990
    A compendium of the world's major ills with suggestions for remedial action.
  6. Exploited Earth
    Britain's Aid and the Environment

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1990
    Hayter's book examines British aid policy and practice and how it effects the world's forests.
  7. Fight for the Forest
    Chico Mendes in His Own Words

    Resource Type: Book
    Chico Mendes talks of his life's work in his last major interview. He recalls the rubber tappers' campaign against forest clearances and their struggle to develop sustainable alternatives for the Amazon.
  8. Growing Poverty Is Shrinking Mexico's Rain Forest
    Resource Type: Article
    First Published: 2002
    The struggle for land has started to pit the Zapatista rebel movement against ecologists who want to save the remains of the forest. The Zapatistas declared war on Mexico's government nearly nine years ago over the poverty of peasants in Chiapas. Today the movement criticizes efforts to conserve the bioreserve as a "war of extermination against our indigenous communities."
  9. How to Save the World
    Strategy for World Conservation

    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1980
    "How To Save The World" discusses, "Why the world needs saving now and how it can be done". Allen breaks his work down into seven chapters, devoting each to an important aspect of the global predicament. Securing the food supply, saving forests, preserving wildlife and presenting a strategy for conservation are all discussed as methods to improve the relationship between mankind and nature.
  10. Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - March 26, 2016
    Forests and trees

    Resource Type: Serial Publication (Periodical)
    First Published: 2016
    For countless centuries, forests, and the trees in them, have been seen as sources of life, livelihood, and spiritual meaning. For capitalism, however, forests are sites of extraction and profit-making, or obstacles in the way of ‘development.’ In this issue, we look at some of the threats to forests worldwide, and the ways in which people are resisting and defending the forests.
  11. Rainforest Action Network
    Resource Type: Website
    RAN seeks to protect the Earth's rainforests through education, grassroots organizing and non-violent direct action. They do so using campaigns to expose the wrongdoings of governments and corporations and mobilize the international environmental and human rights community to join in the action.
  12. Saving the Tropical Forest
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1990
    Growing numbers of people around the world are developing techniques and practices to promote the wise use and preservation of our remaining forests. The authors believe that the time has come to improve the existing alternatives or it will fail.
  13. Saving the Tropical Forests
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 1989
    The book provides a vision of hope for the tropical rainforests of the world. In Latin America, Africa, India and South East Asia, growing numbers of people are developing techniques and projects specifically designed to promote the wise use and preservation of remaining forest lands. The authors believe that action must be based on the development and improvement of existing alternatives to destruction or it will fail.
  14. The World Without Us 
    Resource Type: Book
    First Published: 2007
    A thought experiment to see what would happen to the planet if human beings simply disappeared.

Experts on Bosque lluvioso in the Sources Directory

  1. American Museum of Natural History
  2. Natural History Museum
  3. Rainforest Action Network
  4. UNESCO - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
  5. World Rainforest Movement

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