- Export-oriented deforestation in Mato Grosso: harbinger or exception for other tropical forests?Ruth Defries
Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 368:20120173. 2013..Production landscapes to support distal consumption similar to Mato Grosso are likely to become more prevalent and are unlikely to follow a land-use transition model with increasing forest cover...
- Toward a whole-landscape approach for sustainable land use in the tropicsR deFries
Department of Ecology, Evolution, and Environmental Biology, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 107:19627-32. 2010..Place-specific strategies for sustainable land use emerge from assessments of current land use, demographics, and other biophysical and socioeconomic characteristics, using a whole-landscape, multisector perspective...