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Hidden destruction of older forests threatens Brazil’s Atlantic Forest and challenges restoration programs

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Science Advances  20 Jan 2021:
Vol. 7, no. 4, eabc4547
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.abc4547

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  • Received for publication April 24, 2020
  • Accepted for publication November 30, 2020
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  1. Marcos R. Rosa1,*,
  2. Pedro H. S. Brancalion2,
  3. Renato Crouzeilles3,4,5,
  4. Leandro R. Tambosi6,7,
  5. Pedro R. Piffer8,
  6. Felipe E. B. Lenti9,
  7. Márcia Hirota10,
  8. Edson Santiami7 and
  9. Jean Paul Metzger7
  1. 1Department of Geography, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.
  2. 2Department of Forest Sciences, Luiz de Queiroz College of Agriculture, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.
  3. 3International Institute for Sustainability, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  4. 4International Institute for Sustainability Australia, Canberra, ACT 2602, Australia.
  5. 5Veiga de Almeida University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
  6. 6Center for Engineering, Modeling and Applied Social Sciences, Federal University of ABC, Santo André, Brazil.
  7. 7Department of Ecology, Institute of Biosciences, University of São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil.
  8. 8Ecology, Evolution and Environmental Biology Department, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA.
  9. 9Instituto de Pesquisa Ambiental da Amazônia, Brasília, Brazil.
  10. 10Fundação SOS Mata Atlântica, São Paulo, Brazil.
  1. *Corresponding author. Email: marcosrosa{at}


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