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Fact Sheet: How Nutrient Trading Can Help Restore the Chesapeake Bay

A new Fact Sheet on nutrient trading in the Chesapeake Bay region covers issues such as potential costs and revenues, and how farmers and other stakeholders can benefit.

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Rules for Fuels: Biofuels and Climate Change Impacts

As biofuel production ramps up, counting all the associated greenhouse gas impacts is critical to good energy and climate policy.

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Mapping a Better Future

How Spatial Analysis Can Benefit Wetlands and Reduce Poverty in Uganda

Drawing on Uganda’s rich baseline of wetland data and poverty mapping, this report provides a detailed examination of the links between ecosystem services and the location of poor communities and presents practical lessons for policy-makers across government.

Finding Balance

Agricultural Residues, Ethanol, and the Environment

This analysis explores the implications of corn stover harvest for soil carbon loss, nutrient (nitrogen) pollution, and erosion, as well as the potential to mitigate those impacts using available agricultural best management practices (BMPs) such as reduced tillage intensity and integration of...

Watering Scarcity

Private Investment Opportunities in Agricultural Water Use Efficiency

This report was prepared by Rabobank in collaboration with the World Resources Institute.

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Water

A Better Way for the U.S. Government to Clean Our Water

When it comes to allocating money for conservation, reverse auctions can help governments get the biggest bang for their buck.

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