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Presenting an interdisciplinary, comprehensive overview of the environmental consequences of oil palm expansion, first summarizing the process of oil palm cultivation, and its direct effects on biodiversity. Ecosystem functions are then used as a unifying framework to synthesize research results from natural
sciences, economics, and social sciences.
Lead organization:
University of Gottingen
Study sector:
Agriculture focus:
Palm oil
Study type:
Outcome or Impact Evaluation
Study design & methods:
Quantitative collection and analysis methods
Study scope:
Environmental issues
Provide publication date of study if complete.
August 11, 2016
Name of lead contact:
Kerstin Wiegand