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Payments for ecosystem services

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September 28th, 2012; Oct 19, 2012

Biodiversity Offsets: : Voluntary and Compliance Regimes

UNEP-WCMC and UNEP FI have issued a new publica

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Aug 10, 2012

Growing benefits from forest carbon projects

Corporate responsibility managers should take a look at forest carbon offset projects to maximize return on investment in climate, biodiversity, and community benefits

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15 August 2012

Response to George Monbiot: The valuation of nature and ecosystem services is not privatization

The idea of placing a value on the environment to encourage its protection has become increasingly popular, but critics say it amounts to little more than the privatisation. We asked three experts in the field to answer this charge – here’s their response.

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July 20th, 2012

Ecuador’s plan falters

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Jul 13th 2012

Pricing nature's freebies

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FORMA and fCPR: Accelerating a Performance-Based Payment System for REDD+

Reducing carbon emissions from forest clearing and degradat

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June 20, 2012

Code REDD for environmental protection

Up to now a forest’s value has been measured mainly in terms of the price of its wood, but the United Nations is currently turning this premise on its head by placing a price on the forest’s capacity to absorb the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide from the atmosphere.

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May 15, 2012

Rio+20 Dialogues: Water scarcity under a changing climate, can forests help win the battle?

Despite recent research that has closely linked climate change and water scarcity with a rapidly rising deforestation rates, the international climate community still mainly thinks of forests in terms of their carbon storage potential rather than the critical role they play in regulating rainfall

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09 May 2012

Pricing natural assets could spur green growth - World Bank

Declining stocks of forests, farmland, fish and other natural resources threaten to derail economic growth around the world and curb progress against poverty, the World Bank warned on Wednesday.

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South-South Learning: From Payments for Environmental Services to REDD+ in Latin America



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by Dr. Radut