Development banks threaten to unleash an infrastructure tsunami on the environment

Laurance, Bill (2016) Development banks threaten to unleash an infrastructure tsunami on the environment. The Conversation, 6 April 2016. pp. 1-4.

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[Extract] Major development banks are funding logging, mining and infrastructure projects that are having enormous impacts on nature. Here, forests are being razed along a newly constructed road in central Amazonia.

Item ID: 43630
Item Type: Article (Commentary)
Keywords: AIIB, development banks, environmental impacts, infrastructure, World Bank
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Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2016 05:41
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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