On the protection of "protected areas".


Tropical moist forests contain the majority of terrestrial species. Human actions destroy between 1 and 2 million km(2) of such forests per decade, with concomitant carbon release into the atmosphere. Within these forests, protected areas are the principle defense against forest loss and species extinctions. Four regions-the Amazon, Congo, South American… (More)
DOI: 10.1073/pnas.0802471105


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@article{Joppa2008OnTP, title={On the protection of "protected areas".}, author={Lucas Joppa and Scott R. Loarie and Stuart Pimm}, journal={Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America}, year={2008}, volume={105 18}, pages={6673-8} }