Friday, June 27, 2003
:: Oil exploitation + rainforest report ::Some interesting research has been published into the effects of tropical countries exploiting their oil and gas on rainforest cover...
It's a little bit complicated but it seems to suggest that if more lucrative alternatives exist people will leave the land and work in cities.
Whereas the restructuring of economies + devaluing of currencies, frequently advocated by the IMF, can have the opposite effect...
Posted 3:42 am by Matt Prescott