Massive road and rail projects could be Africa's greatest environmental challenge

Laurance, William F. (2015) Massive road and rail projects could be Africa's greatest environmental challenge. The Conversation.

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[Extract] Africa's natural environments and spectacular wildlife are about to face their biggest challenge ever. In a paper published today in Current Biology, my colleagues and I assess the dramatic environmental changes that will be driven by an infrastructure-expansion scheme so sweeping in scope, it is dwarfing anything the Earth’s biggest continent has ever been forced to endure.

Item ID: 42086
Item Type: Article (Commentary)
Keywords: Tropical biology
Date Deposited: 27 Jun 2016 04:10
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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