ALERT press release: Roads imperil wilderness

To coincide with the International Day of Forests, ALERT today issued a press release entitled "Roads imperil world's last wildernesses".

  Roads versus nature... Deforestation near Acre, Brazil

Roads versus nature... Deforestation near Acre, Brazil

Our press release partially echoes a recent press statement by RoadFree, which also highlights the often-devastating impacts of new roads on wilderness areas (see blog below).

There is a growing consensus among scientists that unbridled road expansion is one of the biggest proximate causes of environmental degradation globally