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Caveat certificatum:the case of forest certification


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Gale, F 2002 , 'Caveat certificatum:the case of forest certification', in Thomas Princen and Michael Maniates and Ken Conca (eds.), Confronting Consumption , The MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, pp. 275-299.

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Consumption is a condition of life on earth. Plants combine light, carbon dioxide, water, and minerals to survive. Animals eat plants and other animals. Unlike plants and other animals, however, humans have a measure of choice about what and how much they consume-a choice related to their class and their society's level of economic development. Rich, well-organized people have more choices than do poor, unorganized
people. Research on consumption and activism have tended to ignore this "consumption problem," though

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Authors/Creators:Gale, F
Publisher: The MIT Press
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