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Palm oil plantations used to 'reforest' parts of Brazil despite being wildlife deserts: Mongabay

Palm oil plantations used to 'reforest' parts of Brazil despite being wildlife deserts: Mongabay

Butler, R. "In Brazil, Palm Oil Plantations Could Help Preserve Amazon." Yale Environment 360 (2011). Fitzherbert, Emily B., Matthew J. Struebig, Alexandra Morel, Finn Danielsen, Carsten A. Brühl, Paul F. Donald, and Ben Phalan. "How will oil palm expansion affect biodiversity?." Trends in ecology & evolution 23, no. 10 (2008): 538-545. Greenpeace, University of Maryland, World Resources Institute and Transparent World. 2014. Intact Forest Landscapes: update and reduction in extent from 2000-2013. Accessed through Global Forest Watch on June 30, 2015. www.globalforestwatch.org Hansen, M. C., P. V. Potapov, R. Moore, M. Hancher, S. A. Turubanova, A. Tyukavina, D. Thau, S. V. Stehman, S. J. Goetz, T. R. Loveland, A. Kommareddy, A. Egorov, L. Chini, C. O. Justice, and J. R. G. Townshend. 2013. “Hansen/UMD/Google/USGS/NASA Tree Cover Loss and Gain Area.” University of Maryland...

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