Kent H. Redford is director of the international program for Biodiversity Analysis and Coordination at the Wildlife Conservation Society. He has done extensive field research in Brazil, Paraguay, and Bolivia and has published many scientific papers. Christine Padoch is associate scientist, Institute of Economic Botany.
Successfully bridges the gap between conservationists, anthropologists, and economists. Though it deals specifically with neotropical forests, it is essential reading for anyone involved in conservation of forests and their inhabitants, human or non-human, in all parts of the globe. -- The Environmentalist