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TESS and ALERT scientists argue hydro project will imperil world’s rarest ape

TESS and ALERT scientists argue hydro project will imperil world’s rarest ape

A pair of proposed hydroelectric dams that will encroach on the habitats of critically endangered primates—in Guinea and Indonesia—are receiving fierce criticism from conservation groups, who fault what they call inadequate scientific review of the harmful effects of these big infrastructure projects

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TESS’s Bill Laurance argues that global infrastructure tsunami is faltering

TESS’s Bill Laurance argues that global infrastructure tsunami is faltering

We are living in the most explosive era of infrastructure expansion in human history. To meet the United Nations’ development goals, we would need to invest tens of trillions of dollars in new roads, railways, energy ventures, ports, and other projects by 2030.

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TESS researchers say we need to stop lots of ill-planned infrastructure, not just ‘green’ it

TESS researchers say we need to stop lots of ill-planned infrastructure, not just ‘green’ it

'Screen, not just green’ infrastructure projects to help economies and the environment

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TESS teams shows Asia’s environmental ‘Eden’ being overrun by bulldozers

TESS teams shows Asia’s environmental ‘Eden’ being overrun by bulldozers

The last place on Earth where orangutans, tigers, elephants, and rhinos still survive together.

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TESS’s Bill Laurance proposes introducing wild rhinos to Australia

TESS’s Bill Laurance proposes introducing wild rhinos to Australia

Rhinos in Australia might seem like an insane proposition – after all, we’ve had historically bad luck with introduced species. But on reflection it’s not quite as crazy as it sounds.

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TESS’s Eda Adicott pioneers new vegetation-survey strategies

TESS’s Eda Adicott pioneers new vegetation-survey strategies

We found removing rare species at any cover threshold produced characteristic species appearing to correspond to landscape scale changes and better predicted species cover in grasslands and shrublands. However, in woodlands it made no difference.

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TESS team emphasises need to integrate local and global strategies on forests

TESS team emphasises need to integrate local and global strategies on forests

Global forest discourses must connect with local forest realities.

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TESS's Mason Campbell shows the value of leeches in detecting vertebrates in tropical forests

TESS's Mason Campbell shows the value of leeches in detecting vertebrates in tropical forests

Debugging diversity ‐ a pan‐continental exploration of the potential of terrestrial blood‐feeding leeches as a vertebrate monitoring tool.

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TESS team goes ultra-high-tech to study mangroves

TESS team goes ultra-high-tech to study mangroves

This paper contributes to the debate on why scientists need to learn to program, not only to challenge prevailing approaches to mangrove research, but also to expand the temporal and spatial extents that are commonly used for mangrove research.

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