The BP oil spill will degrade critical ecosystem services and their economic benefits for decades to come.
This week, governments will meet in Korea to decide whether to establish an intergovernmental panel on biodiversity services.
WRI's Lauretta Burke discusses her work on measuring the economic value of coral reefs in the Dominican Republic and other Caribbean countries.
This working paper looks at the benefits that coastal ecosystems provide to the Dominican Republic. The studies highlight the contribution of coastal ecosystems to the economy and the need for greater investment in protecting coastal and marine ecosystems, including better management of marine...
By losing forest, the United States also loses one of its best defenses against climate change.
Investing in ecosystem services will help MDBs improve the livelihoods of the poor.
GDP is no longer the gold standard for measuring a country’s progress.