Study of the impact of logging and oil palm plantations on rare birds in
Peter Shute <>
Study of the impact of logging and oil palm plantations on rare birds in New Guinea
David Bishop <>
Sun, 30 Jul 2017 02:52:47 +0000
It is probably, very likely because there is so little lowland forest remaining
on flat terrain. I’m guessing they will now start ascending into the nearby
P. O. Box 1234, Armidale, NSW 2350, Australia
> On Jul 30, 2017, at 6:25 AM, Peter Shute <> wrote:
> Does that sound like an attempt to avoid saying how much the rate of loss has
> actually changed? It depends on how many plantations are above 100m.
> Peter Shute
> Sent from my iPad
>>> On 29 Jul 2017, at 2:51 pm, Laurie Knight <> wrote:
>> Extensive conversion of lowland forest to oil palm plantations resulted in
>> the loss of over 20% of forest under 100 m altitude between 1989 and 2000.
>> However the rate of loss has subsequently slowed (2.2% loss across all
>> altitudes between 2002 and 2014)...
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