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Detecting roads from space

One of the human pressures on biodiversity are roads. In the GLOBIO model (global biodiversity model for policy support), the information on the location of roads is taken from the Global Roads Inventory Project (GRIP) data set. Although GRIP provided a significant...

Understanding land-use change conflict

The growing demand for food, water, and shelter change the way people use land and these changes have affected or even caused conflicts in several locations. However, conflicts do not erupt in isolation; they are the result of interacting immediate and underlying causes. This...