Trisurat et al.
Rapid deforestation has occurred in northern Thailand
over the last few decades and it is expected to continue. This paper , by dr.
Trisurat and colleagues, explores three different land-use scenarios, aiming at
the development of the region with different levels of biodiversity protection.
GLOBIO is used to evaluate the consequences for biodiversity. The scenario with conservation strategies focussing on
locations with high biodiversity, minimizing impact of fragmentation and
infrastructure proof to be the best in combining development with biodiversity