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Greening peace in Colombia

As peace consolidates in Colombia, can biodiversity survive development? We discuss challenges and opportunities for integrating forest biodiversity conservation into developing, war-dilapidated economies of post-conflict regions, paving the way for a green economy and climate resilient society.

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Figure 1: Map of major ecosystem types in Colombia.
Figure 2: The last march of the FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia).

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Baptiste, B., Pinedo-Vasquez, M., Gutierrez-Velez, V. et al. Greening peace in Colombia. Nat Ecol Evol 1, 0102 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-017-0102

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