DEFORESTATION DRIVERS

The global scar on Congo forests

It has long been observed that roads clear the way to deforestation in the tropics. Viewing deforestation scars in the Congo Basin from space, we can now model the impact roads have both inside and outside logging concessions.

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Couturier, S. The global scar on Congo forests. Nat Sustain 2, 547–548 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41893-019-0315-1

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