By Craig Hanson and Moray McLeish on January 4, 2011
The following interview with Craig Hanson and Moray McLeish was conducted and compiled by Jeremy Hance and Rhett A. Butler for mongabay.com and is reposted with permission. Read the entire piece here on the Mongabay website.
We are on a collision course between ecosystems and food. How we resolve this issue over the coming years will be a key to preserving biodiversity and human well-being.
Ecosystem services provide the link between nature and economic development. How can this approach guide more sustainable decisions?
By Nick Price and Logan Yonavjak on November 19, 2010
As a result of rapid development over the last 40 years, the vast majority of land in the southern U.S. has been in some way impacted by humans.
By Moray McLeish and Craig Hanson on November 17, 2010
Expanding agriculture onto already degraded lands could relieve pressure on the world’s remaining forests.
Enabling tropical countries to boost their economies and feed global populations whi
By Ruth Nogueron and Craig Hanson on November 15, 2010
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Tests detect potentially illegal wood in paper. Here are some tips to manage risk.
By Logan Yonavjak and Janet Ranganathan on November 4, 2010
With the price of timber declining, hundreds of thousands of private woodland owners across the South are struggling with balance sheets in the red.
Common data and clear definitions will enable the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil and REDD+ policy-makers to achieve a shared goal: sustainable oil palm expansion on degraded land in Indonesia.
By Janet Ranganathan and John Talberth on November 1, 2010
Last week at the UN Convention on Biodiversity, the World Bank launched a new program that aims to put a value on a country’s ecosystems in the same way a country measures its national income and product accounts, or GNP and GDP.
By Lauretta Burke and Katie Reytar on October 21, 2010
Three-quarters of Americans have not.
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