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Challenges in the Tropics

CTBCC's Mark Ziembicki, with JCU's Stewart Lockie, offer a commentary reflecting on the challenges, and progress made, on this the second UN International Day of the Tropics.
Challenges in the Tropics

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In the commentary, published in Mongabay the day before International Day of the Tropics, Mark and Stewart reflect on where we stand after the release of the landmark State of The Tropics report in 2014, and highlight a new report released this year on Sustainable Infrastructure in the The Tropics.

The article address topics including development challenges, the threat of climate change, the tropical infrastructure gap and offer a number of ideas for moving forward in the near future.

Read the full article here.