A study conducted by Conservation Strategy Fund has made some discoveries about the economic viability of 75 planned road projects in the Amazon Basin. Looking into the economic and socio-environmental impact they found many of them would result in a net loss to society.
Written, animated and presented by Jesse Agar
Edited and expert consultation by Thais Vilela, Alfonso Malky and Scott Edwards
Vilela, T., et al. 2020. A better Amazon road network for people and the environment. https://www.pnas.org/content/117/13/7095