How to conserve the tropics as they warm
Brodie, Jedediah, Post , Eric, and Laurance, William (2010) How to conserve the tropics as they warm. Nature, 468 (7324). p. 634.
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[Extract] To make tropical forests more resilient to climate change, we need a coordinated effort to refocus conservation tools at regional and international levels.
The tools include expansion of protected areas, control of fires, and application of REDD policy ('reduced emissions from deforestation and forest degradation'). The latter is intended to protect forest carbon but lacks explicit mechanisms for increasing forest resilience.
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|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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