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    Pilot analysis of global ecosystems: Forest ecosystems

    Provides a "big picture" view of forest extent and change and the role of these ecosystems in industrial roundwood production, woodfuel use and availability, biodiversity, carbon storage and sequestration, and watershed protection....

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    World Resources 2000-2001

    People and ecosystems: The fraying web of life

    This millennial edition focuses on five critical ecosystems that have been shaped by the interaction of physical environment, biological conditions, and human intervention: Croplands, forests, coastal zones, freshwater systems, and grasslands.

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    Pilot analysis of global ecosystems: Coastal ecosystems

    Warns that the planet's coastal zone is in danger of losing its capacity to provide fish, protect homes and businesses, reduce pollution and erosion, and sustain biological diversity....

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    Water
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    Sullied Seas

    Strategies for Combating Cyanide Fishing in Southeast Asia

    Cyanide fishing is responsible for damaging coral reef habitats throughout the Indo-Pacific region and is spreading quickly as fishers respond to market demand for ornamental and edible fish.

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    Measuring up

    Toward a common framework for tracking corporate environmental performance

    Calls for a new framework to measure and communicate corporate environmental performance based on four standard categories of environmental performance on materials use, energy consumption, non-product output, and pollutant releases.

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    Balancing the scales

    Managing biodiversity at the bioregional level

    Uses case studies to make the case for protecting biodiversity wherever it is found and not just within the boundaries of protected areas. Explains challenges and opportunities of bioregional management. Highlights core elements of successful projects.

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    Green Ledgers

    Case studies in corporate environmental accounting

    Shows how greater attention to environmental costs can improve the bottom line and promote business sustainability. Gives practical steps for integrating effective environmental accounting practices into business systems.

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Decentralization of Natural Resources Management

Lessons from Southeast Asia: Case Studies Under REPSI

Summarizes case studies on decentralization of natural resource management in Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Thailand, and Vietnam. It analyzes the type and extent of decentralization and outcomes people and surrounding ecosystems.

World Resources 2005 -- The Wealth of the Poor

Managing Ecosystems to Fight Poverty

Ecosystems are---or can be---the wealth of the poor. For many of the 1.1 billion people living in severe poverty, nature has always been a daily lifeline---an asset for those with few other material assets.

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Millennium Ecosystem Assessment: Living Beyond Our Means

Natural Assets and Human Well Being (Statement from the Board)

The statement from the Board identifies 10 key messages and conclusions that can be drawn from the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment.

Fishing for Answers

Making sense of the global fish crisis

This report allows consumers make links between what they eat and the effect on the ecosystem and fishers globally, as well as stimulate dialogues among environmentalists, the fishing industry, and consumers.

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Water

Pilot analysis of global ecosystems: Forest ecosystems

Provides a "big picture" view of forest extent and change and the role of these ecosystems in industrial roundwood production, woodfuel use and availability, biodiversity, carbon storage and sequestration, and watershed protection....

World Resources 2000-2001

People and ecosystems: The fraying web of life

This millennial edition focuses on five critical ecosystems that have been shaped by the interaction of physical environment, biological conditions, and human intervention: Croplands, forests, coastal zones, freshwater systems, and grasslands.

Pilot analysis of global ecosystems: Coastal ecosystems

Warns that the planet's coastal zone is in danger of losing its capacity to provide fish, protect homes and businesses, reduce pollution and erosion, and sustain biological diversity....

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Water

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