How to conserve the tropics as they warm

Brodie, Jedediah, Post , Eric, and Laurance, William (2010) How to conserve the tropics as they warm. Nature, 468 (7324). p. 634.

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[Extract] To make tropical forests more resilient to climate change, we need a coordinated effort to refocus conservation tools at regional and international levels.

The tools include expansion of protected areas, control of fires, and application of REDD policy ('reduced emissions from deforestation and forest degradation'). The latter is intended to protect forest carbon but lacks explicit mechanisms for increasing forest resilience.

Item ID: 15122
Item Type: Article (Commentary)
ISSN: 0028-0836
Date Deposited: 17 Feb 2011 05:39
FoR Codes: 05 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 0502 Environmental Science and Management > 050202 Conservation and Biodiversity @ 100%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9608 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity > 960899 Flora, Fauna and Biodiversity of Environments not elsewhere classified @ 100%
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