#87 - The Belt and Road Initiative

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It’s being called the biggest infrastructure project in human history, the likes of which Planet Earth has never seen before. And up until now, the disastrous environmental implications of the Belt and Road Initiative have gone unrecognised and underreported. In a special Think: Sustainability update, you’ll hear exactly what this environmental damage looks like and the forces pressing infrastructure over ecology.

Featuring:
Bill Laurance - Distinguished Research Professor and Director for Tropical Environmental and Sustainability Science at James Cook University.

Producer: Jake Morcom.

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