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Roadlessness - the most cost efficient and effective way to protect biodiversity

European Parliament

Date and Time
16 October 2012 12:15 - 13:45

Eleventh meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity (COP 11)

Roadlessness of wilderness areas and natural ecosystems is the absense of roads, which are linked to deforestation, natural systems degradation, natural resources exploitation and biodiversity loss. Preserving an area roadless is one of the best ways to safeguard ecosystems services and biodiversity