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Uploaded on Wednesday 18 Jun 2014
by Jarle Mjaasund
Forests and conflicts
Riccardo Pravettoni, GRID Arendal
Around the world, conflicts and wars are taking a toll on forests and on
the communities that rely on them for their livelihood. Dense forests can serve as hideouts for insurgent groups or can be a vital source of revenue for warring parties to sustain conflict.