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Gund Institute for Ecological Economics

Gund Fellow Gillian Galford’s New Paper on Amazon Land Use

Gund Fellow Gillian Galford, published an opinion piece, Prospects for Land-use Sustainability on the Agricultural Frontier of the Brazilian Amazon in the April 22nd issue of the Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B.  Galford’s article was featured in a special issue called “Ecology, economy and management of an agroindustrial frontier landscape in the southeast Amazon” edited by Paulo Brando, Mike Coe and Ruth DeFries.  The article examines the suite of tools to used in Brazil to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from land-cover and land-use change.  

It is an open publication available here: