New Highways Endanger some of Asia’s Most Precious Habitat
Death and destruction for Southeast Asia’s last wild places
By: Gregory McCann
By 2050, is estimated that across Asia, a 24,000 new kilometers or roads will be paved through what little exists of remaining tiger habitat, which already contains 18,000 kilometers of highways and byways. The opening of roads—which large mammals like elephant, tapirs, and tigers like to use as well as humans—will not only spur loggin…
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