Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Bill Laurance

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I study the impacts of intensive land-uses, such as habitat fragmentation, logging, hunting, and wildfires, on tropical ecosystems, and on global-change phenomena and conservation policy. I’ve worked extensively in the Amazon, Congo Basin, and Southeast Asia, as well as in tropical Australasia. In an effort to promote environmental conservation, I frequently engage with policy makers and the general public, as well as other scientists.

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