Global evidence that deforestation amplifies flood risk and severity in the developing world

@article{Bradshaw2007GlobalET,
  title={Global evidence that deforestation amplifies flood risk and severity in the developing world},
  author={Corey J. A. Bradshaw and Navjot S. Sodhi and Kelvin S.‐H. Peh and Barry W. Brook},
  journal={Global Change Biology},
  year={2007},
  volume={13}
}
With the wide acceptance of forest‐protection policies in the developing world comes a requirement for clear demonstrations of how deforestation may erode human well‐being and economies. For centuries, it has been believed that forests provide protection against flooding. However, such claims have given rise to a heated polemic, and broad‐scale quantitative evidence of the possible role of forests in flood protection has not been forthcoming. Using data collected from 1990 to 2000 from 56… 

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