The Impacts of World Bank development projects on sites of high biodiversity importance

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Graeme M. Buchanan, Bradley C. Parks, Paul F. Donald, Brian F. O’Donnell, Daniel Runfola, John P. Swaddle, Łukasz Tracewski, and Stuart HM Butchart The impacts of international development projects on biodiversity are poorly documented, yet many areas of biodiversity importance are potentially affected by such efforts. We assessed the impact of World Bank development projects on sites of biodiversity significance (Important Bird and Biodiversity Areas; IBAs) using remote sensing derived forest change data and in situ monitoring data on…

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