Explains how reverse auctions can be used as a cost-effective method for allocating funding in US Farm Bill Conservation Programs.
This analysis quantifies and maps the origins of sediment and nutrient runoff that threatens the Mesoamerican Reef. With it, WRI seeks to inform land-use planning, agriculture, conservation and threat mitigation efforts.
Proceedings from Workshop on Watershed Management, Land Cover Change Analysis, and Modeling of Land-based Sources of Pollution and Sediment Discharge to the MAR -- San Ignacio, Belize, August 15-18, 2006
Outlines economic and "fairness" reasons why supporting the sale of the cost-share portion of agricultural nutrient and sediment reductions is not the most appropriate policy for the USDA and other government agencies to adopt....
This atlas, developed by WRI and NOAA, provides a series of spatial indicators of watershed-based sources of threat to coral reefs in the US Virgin Islands.
An investment for agriculture, water quality, and climate change
Compares a number of policy options to reduce nutrient loss in the Mississippi River Basin from agricultural sources, provide new income sources for farmers, and help address hypoxia in the Gulf of Mexico.
Government policies on resource management and improvement of the livelihood of local people in the Ca River Basin, Vietnam
The HAU research indicates that both forest cover and forest quality have declined in Nghe An in the last decade, particularly in the Ca River Basin.
Reveals that the world's freshwater systems are so degraded that their ability to support human, plant and animal life is greatly in peril....
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.
Nutrient trading's potential to cost-effectively improve water quality...
Explores the cost-effectiveness and environmental performance of various strategies to reduce phosphorus loads in nutrient-impaired waterways.