Compromise solutions between conservation and road building in the tropics

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


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

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