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A better Amazon road network for people and the environment

Created Mar 19 2020, 4:32 PM by Johannes Peter Zimmermann
  • Roads
  • Amazon
  • Deforestation

This study analyzed the expected environmental, social and economic impacts of 75 road projects, totaling 12 thousand kilometers of planned roads, in the Amazon region. The main takeaway from this study is that all projects, although in different magnitudes, will negatively impact the environment. Read here to learn more about the findings of this study.

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Title (English) A better Amazon road network for people and the environment
Organization Conservation Strategy Fund, Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia, Stockholm Environment Institute, Fundación para la Conservación y el Desarrollo Sostenible
Language English
Year 2020
File type pdf
Keywords English Amazon, deforestation, roads
Palabras clave Español Amazonía, deforestación, carreteras
Palavras-chave Português Amazônia, desmatamento, estradas

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