Analyzes an initiative that connects protected areas from Mexico to Central America. Concludes that governments and citizens need closer cooperation in designing development programs to create biological corridors and provide economic opportunities.
Decentralization and Biodiversity Conservation
Sets out to understand how decentralization of decision making and management authority affects biodiversity conservation.
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.
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.
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.
The implications of the Aarhus Convention
Identifies the broader implications of the Aarhus Convention and seeks to influence the debate over disclosure policies by international and global institutions.
An assessment of National Councils for Sustainable Development
Comparative analysis catalogues the different strategies pursued by NCSDs, areas of demonstrated achievement, and common obstacles.
The role of local communities
Examines the role of local communities specifically in forest law enforcement. Highlights the role of communities in law enforcement.
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.
A synthesis of issues and opportunities
Assesses watershed management and upland development policy in Lao PDR in relation to government objectives and implementation capacity.