Timber vs. Brazil nut: The Amazon’s harvest dilemma

Watch the Brazil nut harvest in Peru, as scientists explain what selective logging means for nut production.

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It’s a huge question for thousands of smallholders with Brazil nut concessions in the Amazon: Does timber harvesting affect the production of Brazil nuts, the most economically important non-timber forest product?

Scientists from the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR) found out … as they explain in this video.


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