Aboriginal peoples and forest certification: A review of the Canadian situation

Anna V. Tikina, John L. Innes, Ronald L. Trosper, Bruce C. Larson

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We assess how different certification standards address Aboriginal issues in Canada, augmenting current legislation related to Aboriginal issues. The benefits from forest certification and the obstacles to its adoption by the Aboriginal community are also reviewed. We conclude that it would take significant effort, time, and resources to achieve widespread Aboriginal adoption of forest certification.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalEcology and Society
Issue number3
StatePublished - 2010
Externally publishedYes


  • Aboriginal forestry
  • Aboriginal peoples
  • Canada
  • First nations
  • Forest certification

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Ecology


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