In 2016, after over a half century of fighting, the communist group Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) gave up. The only winner during the attempted overthrow was, strangely, the environment, according to a new paper With peace sort-of occurring (FARC militias continue to terrorize some parts of the countryside) it was time to rebuild a nation and that meant making basic necessities like food and energy more affordable. Conflict caused deforestation, because trees were cleared in hotspots, while also showing that for decades prior the conflict did not cause deforestation at all. Yes, they simultaneously say conflict caused deforestation after saying the post-overthrow period caused deforestation. They deserve that chance the same way academics in Oregon have it.