CONSERVATION PRIORITIZATION

Restoration where it pays off

Economic analysis of a large-scale restoration project in the Brazilian Atlantic Forest finds that spatial prioritization efforts could provide an eightfold increase in conservation cost-effectiveness.

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Fig. 1: Atlantic forest restoration.

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Arponen, A. Restoration where it pays off. Nat Ecol Evol 3, 16–17 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41559-018-0765-2

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