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Department of Zoology


Ben Phalan and Andrew Balmford from the department, along with a team of researchers from other institutions, have had a paper published in PLOS ONE looking at the expansion of cropland in tropical countries and biodiversity loss. The paper can be read online on the PLOS ONE website.

There is also an excellent blog post written by a RSPB senior policy officer, Heather Ducharme: Rainforests. Navigating the maize of tropical forest conservation