Compromise solutions between conservation and road building in the tropics

Tim Caro, Andrew P. Dobson, Andrew J. Marshall, Carlos A. Peres

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Abstract

Road construction is now common through wilderness and protected areas in tropical and subtropical countries with adverse consequences for their high native biodiversity. Here, we summarize the scope of the problem and advance specific compromise solutions that reconcile development with conservation.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R722-R725
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume24
Issue number16
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 18 2014

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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