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- Fonseca, G.A., et al. Show all 9 Authors
- Perspectives in ecology and conservation 2018 v.16 no.4 pp. 208-214
- biodiversity; climate change; compliance; debt; ecosystems; extinction; forests; indigenous species; land cover; landowners; laws and regulations; riparian areas; spatial data; sustainable development; vegetation cover; Brazil
- ... New remote sensing data on vegetation cover and restoration opportunities bring hope to the Brazilian Atlantic Forest, one of the hottest of the 36 global biodiversity hotspots. Available estimates of remaining vegetation cover in the biome currently range from 11% to 16%. However, our new land-cover map, prepared at the highest resolution ever (5m), reveals a current vegetation cover of 28%, or 3 ...