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Carbon neutral expansion of oil palm plantations in the Neotropics

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Science Advances  20 Nov 2019:
Vol. 5, no. 11, eaaw4418
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aaw4418

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vol. 5 no. 11

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  • Received for publication December 20, 2018
  • Accepted for publication September 18, 2019
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  1. Juan Carlos Quezada1,2,*,
  2. Andres Etter3,
  3. Jaboury Ghazoul4,5,6,
  4. Alexandre Buttler1,2,7 and
  5. Thomas Guillaume1,2
  1. 1École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne EPFL, School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering ENAC, Laboratory of Ecological Systems ECOS, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland.
  2. 2Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL, Site Lausanne, 1015 Lausanne, Switzerland.
  3. 3Department of Ecology and Territory, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Bogota, Colombia.
  4. 4Chair of Ecosystem Management, Institute of Terrestrial Ecosystems, Department of Environmental Systems Science, ETHZ, 8092 Zürich, Switzerland.
  5. 5Prince Bernhard Chair for International Nature Conservation, Ecology and Biodiversity, Utrecht University, Padualaan 8, 3584 CH, Utrecht, Netherlands.
  6. 6Centre for Sustainable Forests and Landscapes, University of Edinburgh, King’s Buildings, Alexander Crum Brown Road, Edinburgh EH9 3FF, Scotland.
  7. 7Laboratoire de Chrono-Environnement, UMR CNRS 6249, UFR des Sciences et Techniques, 16 route de Gray, Université de Franche-Comté, 25030 Besançon, France.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: quezadarivera{at}


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