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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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
Issue number16
StatePublished - Aug 18 2014

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology
  • General Agricultural and Biological Sciences


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