The global road-building explosion is shattering nature

Laurance, William F. (2016) The global road-building explosion is shattering nature. The Conversation, 19 December 2016. pp. 1-6.

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[Extract] If you asked a friend to name the worst human threat to nature, what would they say? Global warming? Overhunting? Habitat fragmentation? A new study suggests it is in fact road-building.

Item ID: 46764
Item Type: Article (Commentary)
Keywords: deforestation, habitat fragmentation, nature conservation, roads, wilderness, wildlife
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Date Deposited: 23 Jan 2017 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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