For this chapter the term biodiversity is defined as the variability among living organisms in the terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems of the Central African humid forests. This includes diversity within and between species and among ecosystems types (Hooper et al., 2005).
Topic: carbon,vegetation,deforestation,forests,human activity,Congo
Geographic: Congo Basin,Africa
Publisher: Publications Office of the European Union
Publication Year: 2009
Source: The forests of the Congo basin: State of the forest 2008. 159-172