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Natural resource use and cultural change: Nipa hut shingle processing with Nypa fruticans, Arecaceae, in Palawan, Philippines

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2008
Summary:
Geographers are interested in how people utilize natural resources. The Philippines Nipa is the predominant mangrove species and plays an important role in the ecosystem. Cultural and economic uses make deforestation of the Nipa plant an important societal and environmental case to examine.
Title: Natural resource use and cultural change: Nipa hut shingle processing with Nypa fruticans, Arecaceae, in Palawan, Philippines.
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Name(s): Fadiman, Maria, creator
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Article
Issuance: single unit
Date Issued: 2008
Publisher: Florida Society of Geographers
Summary: Geographers are interested in how people utilize natural resources. The Philippines Nipa is the predominant mangrove species and plays an important role in the ecosystem. Cultural and economic uses make deforestation of the Nipa plant an important societal and environmental case to examine.
Identifier: 165428 (digitool), FADT165428 (IID), fau:2006 (fedora)
FAU Department/College: Department of Geosciences Charles E. Schmidt College of Science
Note(s): The Florida Geographer 39(2008) p. 20-35 http://www.geosciences.fau.edu/fsg/index.html
Subject(s): Natural resources--Philippines--Management
Ethnobotany--Philippines
Mangrove forests--Philippines
Mangrove ecology
Land use--Environmental aspects--Philippines
Deforestation--Philippines
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/fau/165428
Restrictions on Access: ©2008 Florida Society of Geographers
Host Institution: FAU
Other Version: This article was published in The Florida Geographer 39(2008) p. 20-35 http://www.geosciences.fau.edu/fsg/index.html.

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