From the website: One of the fiercest dangers to great apes is the destruction of their forest habitat by commercial logging operations. This threat was highlighted in May 2005 at an expert workshop held in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo. In response, Drs. David Morgan and Crickette Sanz have developed a new set of best-practices guidelines for Western Equatorial Africa, to help blunt the worst effects of tropical logging on the surviving great apes in the region. Targeted at forestry managers and partners working in forestry concessions, these guidelines present practical, straightforward recommendations to help reduce the impact of logging on great apes, including cost-benefit analyses and the expected long-term consequences for great apes in the region. If these guidelines are upheld by professionals working in tropical forestry, they will contribute greatly to the survival of great apes in the region, and will serve as a blueprint for developing site-specific management plans.Establish Professional Accountability Establishing guidelines for professional accountability can act as a deterrent to ... It is currently common practice in northern Congo for family members (wives and children) to accompany prospectionanbsp;...
|Title||:||Best Practice Guidelines for Reducing the Impact of Commercial Logging on Great Apes in Western Equatorial Africa|
|Author||:||David Morgan, Crickette Sanz|
|Publisher||:||IUCN - 2007|