By Logan Yonavjak and Nick Price on February 1, 2011
It’s time to raise awareness of the variety of incentives that can help forest owners in the southern U.S. keep their land.
This issue brief provides an overview of incentives, markets, and practices that can promote conservation and sustainable management in the forests of the southern United States.
This series of issue briefs explores incentives for ensuring that southern U.S. forests continue to supply the timber, water, recreation, and other benefits—known as “ecosystem services”—that people depend upon.
By Nick Price and Logan Yonavjak on November 19, 2010
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.
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By Scott Thompson and Paul Doko on August 20, 2010
CAR government and people will now be able to track and monitor the country’s forests and logging concessions.
Lawyers in India advocate for environmental rights, one case at a time.
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A new online system that maps a rich trove of environmental data of southern U.S. forests onto satellite images from the past 35 years was launched today by the World Resources Institute (WRI).
The Government of Ecuador recently announced that it is pursuing efforts to leave the oil under Yasuni National Park untapped to protect the rainforest, its species and its inhabitants.
The World Resources Institute (WRI) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced a collaboration to deliver improved science and practical tools to help companies and governments protect ecosystems and address climate change.
The development of a global system of marine protected areas (MPAs) lags far behind that of the terrestrial biosphere in both the extent and the effectiveness of its coverage.
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