Global study challenges view blaming poor for forest clearing

  BOGOR, Indonesia — A global study questions the idea that poverty drives forest clearing. Households with medium- to high-level assets close to markets are more likely to cut down trees than the poorest and market-isolated households, the study says. Researchers also suggest that a strategy of developing market access to alleviate poverty and eventually... Read moreThis article was originally posted on Forests News. Click here to read the full article.