This series of issue briefs explores incentives for ensuring that southern U.S. forests continue to supply the timber, water, recreation, and other benefits—known as “ecosystem services”—that people depend upon.
by Craig Hanson, Logan Yonavjak, Caitlin Clarke, Susan Minnemeyer, Lauriane Boisrobert, Andrew Leach and Karen Schleeweis - March 2010
This report introduces readers to the forests of the southern United States. It provides data, maps, and other forms of information about southern forests, their condition, and trends.
A Guide for Decision Makersby Janet Ranganathan, Karen Bennett, Ciara Raudsepp-Hearne, Nicolas Lucas, Frances Irwin, Monika Zurek and Neville Ash and Paul West - March 2008
Presents various methods that use ecosystem services—the benefits of nature such as food, fuel, natural hazard protection, pollination, and spiritual sustenance—to enable decision makers to link ecosystems and economic development.
Ecosystems and Economies on the Edgeby Dirk Bryant and Daniel Nielsen and Laura Tangley - March 1997
Offers the first scientific assessment of the world's large, intact natural forests and graphically depicts the extent of human impacts on global forests....