The moist forests of Guinea are severely reduced in area and deforestation is continuing. It is expected that all moist forest outside reserves will be lost in the near future, except for some degraded relicts protected by terrain or tradition. Nonetheless, the remaining forest tracts have a diverse flora and fauna, characteristic of the Upper Guinea centre of endemism, and have international importance for biodiversity conservation.


Forest Reserve Biosphere Reserve Moist Forest World Heritage Site West African Dwarf 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Roger Wilson
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  1. 1.FFPSLondonUK

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