"THE best thing you could do for the Amazon is to bomb all the roads." That might sound like an eco-terrorist's threat, but they're actually the words of Eneas Salati, one of Brazil's most respected scientists. Thomas Lovejoy, a leading American biologist, is equally emphatic: "Roads are the seeds of tropical forest destruction."
Laurance, William F. 2009. Roads are ruining the rainforests. <i>New Scientist<i>, 2753(August 28): 15-16.