Mega-banks unleash an infrastructure tsunami

Laurance, William (2016) Mega-banks unleash an infrastructure tsunami. Australasian Science (May 2016). p. 38.

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[Extract] "If we don't do it, a Chinese corporation will – and they'll make a horrible mess of things." That is a direct quote from a biologist working for an environmental non-government organisation (NGO) in Cambodia. The German Development Bank had come to the NGO with a proposal to fund a paved road that would slice through the heart of the one of the most important protected areas in the country. They wanted the NGO to help them design the road in a way that would limit its environmental impacts.

Item ID: 43655
Item Type: Article (Commentary)
ISSN: 1442-679X
Keywords: AIIB, infrastructure, dams, environmental impacts, roads, World Bank
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Date Deposited: 31 Oct 2016 00:12
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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