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.
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 human activity.
With the price of timber declining, hundreds of thousands of private woodland owners across the South are struggling with balance sheets in the red.
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.
To celebrate biodiversity, look no further than the forests of the Southern United States.
To regain momentum on the MDGs, we must recognize the role of healthy ecosystems in successful development.
Scaling Up Local Solutions
This working paper sets out a framework to scale up locally-driven solutions to ecosystem decline, climate change and poverty.
Leading companies are learning the value of ecosystems services, to the environment and to the bottom line.
The BP oil spill will degrade critical ecosystem services and their economic benefits for decades to come.