Conservation and the Global Infrastructure Tsunami: Disclose, Debate, Delay!

Elsevier, Trends in Ecology and Evolution, Volume 33, August 2018
Laurance W.F.

Efforts to protect nature are facing a growing crisis, one that often revolves around the burgeoning impacts of roads and other infrastructure on biodiversity and ecosystems. Potential solutions are possible but they will involve serious trade-offs and the confrontation of deep misconceptions. Here, I identify some time-critical tactics to aid scientists in informing and influencing the global infrastructure debate.