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Corridors of carbon and biodiversity

Reducing tropical deforestation has huge potential for mitigating climate change and saving the Earth's most biologically diverse biome. Corridors connecting existing protected areas represent an elegant means of attaining both goals.

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Figure 1: Forested corridor in Mato Grosso, Brazil.

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Venter, O. Corridors of carbon and biodiversity. Nature Clim Change 4, 91–92 (2014). https://doi.org/10.1038/nclimate2115

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