As biofuel production ramps up, counting all the associated greenhouse gas impacts is critical to good energy and climate policy.
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.
Recommendations for GHG Accounting Protocolsby -
Potential and Pitfalls
This study uses a national agro-environmental production model to evaluate the environmental and economic impacts of introducing a market for corn stover to support a stover-based ethanol industry.
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...
Private Investment Opportunities in Agricultural Water Use Efficiency
This report was prepared by Rabobank in collaboration with the World Resources Institute.
When it comes to allocating money for conservation, reverse auctions can help governments get the biggest bang for their buck.
p>The cost of grain-based staples--such as tortillas in Mexico, beef noodles in western China, and bread in the United States--has increased around the world. There are several reasons why prices have jumped, but there’s one getting a lot of attention: the global rush for bioenergy.
The Aral Sea, on the border of Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, is a cautionary tale about how changes to ecosystems can have far-reaching impacts on the communities that depend on the services they provide.