An Amazonian rainforest and its fragments as a laboratory of global change

@article{Laurance2018AnAR,
  title={An Amazonian rainforest and its fragments as a laboratory of global change},
  author={William F. Laurance and Jos{\'e} L. C. Camargo and Philip Martin Fearnside and Thomas E. Lovejoy and Garry Bruce Williamson and Rita C. G. Mesquita and Christoph F. J. Meyer and Paulo Estefano Dineli Bobrowiec and Susan G. W. Laurance},
  journal={Biological Reviews},
  year={2018},
  volume={93}
}
We synthesize findings from one of the world's largest and longest‐running experimental investigations, the Biological Dynamics of Forest Fragments Project (BDFFP). Spanning an area of ∼1000 km2 in central Amazonia, the BDFFP was initially designed to evaluate the effects of fragment area on rainforest biodiversity and ecological processes. However, over its 38‐year history to date the project has far transcended its original mission, and now focuses more broadly on landscape dynamics, forest… Expand
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