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Monitoring for impact

Lessons on natural resources monitoring from 13 NGOs

A handbook on organizing and implementing effective natural resources monitoring programs based on the experiences of and lessons learned by thirteen NGOs.

Trial by Fire

Forest Fires and Forest Policy in Indonesia's Era of Crisis and Reform...

Provides a detailed account of the human, economic, and environmental damage that occurred as a result of the 1997-98 fires in Indonesia.

Watershed governance

Livelihoods and resource competition in the mountains of Mainland Southeast Asia

Examines the challenges of managing the upper watersheds of mainland Southeast Asia, taking local livelihoods and resource competition as its point of departure.

Rio+8

An assessment of National Councils for Sustainable Development

Comparative analysis catalogues the different strategies pursued by NCSDs, areas of demonstrated achievement, and common obstacles.

Urban air pollution risks to children

A global environmental health indicator

Millions of children living in the world’s largest cities, particularly in developing countries, are exposed to life-threatening air pollution two to eight times above the maximum World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines.

Logging Burma's frontier forests

Resources and the regime

Uses satellite and field data to assess the impact of unsustainable logging on Burma's forests and establishes a link between logging policy, deforestation, and the political violence that has plagued the country in recent years.

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