Road planning ‘trade off’ could boost food production while helping protect tropical forests

Conservation scientists have used layers of data on biodiversity, climate, transport and crop yields to construct a colour-coded mapping system that shows where new road-building projects should go to be most beneficial for food production at the same time as being least destructive to the environment.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2016/12/161215143105.htm

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