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  • adj. Characterized by seeking to extract as much of a high-demand resource as possible from a forested area in as short a time as possible.

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  • In Brazil there are at least 10 marine extractivist reserves where destructive fishing is banned and local populations have the right to carry out their traditional livelihoods and the help monitor activities.

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  • Slide 7: © WWF-Brasil / Zig Koch The book about the discussions on the creation of the extractivist reserve.

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