Belt and Road initiative could doom world's rarest ape

Laurance, William F. (2018) Belt and Road initiative could doom world's rarest ape. Mongabay, 2 August 2018.

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When Chinese President Xi Jinping extolls China's Belt & Road Initiative, he uses words like "green", "low carbon" and "sustainable". Is this reality or just 'greenwashing'—vague and flimsy promises that hide the truth about appalling environmental, social and economic risks?

Item ID: 54897
Item Type: Article (Commentary)
Keywords: ape; belt & road; China; Indonesia; Sumatra; Tapanuli orangutan
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Date Deposited: 13 Nov 2018 00:06
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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