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Local financial benefits of rain forests: comparative evidence from Amerindian societies in Bolivia and Honduras

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  • Godoy, R.
  • Overman, H.
  • Demmer, J.
  • Apaza, L.
  • Byron, E.
  • Huanca, T.
  • Leonard, W.
  • Perez, E.
  • Reyes-Garcia, V.
  • Vadez, V.

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  • Godoy, R. & Overman, H. & Demmer, J. & Apaza, L. & Byron, E. & Huanca, T. & Leonard, W. & Perez, E. & Reyes-Garcia, V. & Vadez, V., 2002. "Local financial benefits of rain forests: comparative evidence from Amerindian societies in Bolivia and Honduras," Ecological Economics, Elsevier, vol. 40(3), pages 397-409, March.
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