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A land region with a high concentration of trees, which is divided into an overstory (canopy or upper tree layer) and an understory of vegetation, which is further divided into a shrub layer, herb layer and, depending on the ecosystem, also a moss layer.


an extensive wood or tract of wooded country.


pertaining to or emanating from the forest.

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glossinabrevipalpis, G. fusca.

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Forest dwellers could be excluded from their means of subsistence to preserve carbon," he added.
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Their sustainable collection by farmers and forest dwellers helps strengthen the economic case for preserving biodiversity-rich ecosystems like the Amazon that are under threat from deforestation.
The solution was to first give the land deeds to the tribals and forest dwellers who lived in the area for 70 years or more.
Dove employs this phrase as a root metaphor to frame the history of resource relations between the indigenous peoples of Borneo and the world system, standing on its head the prevailing view of resource-poor and economically marginal tropical forest dwellers, In analyzing production and trade in forest products, pepper, and especially natural rubber, Dove shows that the involvement of Borneo's native peoples in commodity production for global markets is ancient and highly successful.
Others fear that protected areas impoverish forest dwellers.
Summary: I write this from Raipur in Chhattisgarh after a chance interface with some 1,100 forest dwellers gathered here.
He said that the villagers are traditional forest dwellers as they depended on forest land for a living.
Unfortunately, the inherent rights of the tribals and forest dwellers were restricted to the 'nistari' rights where they were given the right to free grazing and collection of fuel-wood even as those over timber and non-timber products remained with the state governments.

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