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Sustainable Development e-News

Sustainable Development e-News is a quarterly electronic newsletter for employees and friends of the Forest Service. Comments, suggestions, and questions about Sustainable Development e-News may be directed to Al Abee, Chair, SDIT, at

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  • Commentary

    In "Partners Extraordinaire," Cornelius Pratt, of the National Office of Communication, outlines several advantages of agency partnerships, particularly those grounded in symmetry.  More .  .  .

    Special Feature

    Tropical forestry (in the Caribbean) poses an environmental paradox: it is as much a repository of extensive ecosystem diversity as it is a wellspring of social pressures and public interest.  SDe-News discusses with three officials the broad implications of that challenge for land and water management:

  • Pablo Cruz, Forest Supervisor, Caribbean National Forest.  More . . .
  • Ariel E. Lugo, Director, International Institute of Tropical Forestry.  More . . .
  • Edgardo González, Director, Forest Bureau, Puerto Rico Department of Natural     and Environmental Resources.  More . . .
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    Understanding Key Issues of Sustainable Wood Producation in the Pacific Northwest.

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