Compromise solutions between conservation and road building in the tropics

Tim Caro, Andrew 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
Pages (from-to)R722-R725
Number of pages4
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume24
Issue number16
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 18 Aug 2014

Keywords

  • Biodiversity
  • Conservation of Natural Resources
  • Environmental Policy
  • Transportation
  • Tropical Climate

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