Provides a detailed analysis of threats to coral reefs across Southeast Asia and provides an economic valuation of what will be lost if these threats -- destructive fishing, overfishing, marine-based and inland pollution, coastal development -- continue.
This joint USAID/WRI Information Working Group for Africa report on three West African countries concludes that benefits can be gained from the use of modern information technologies in environmental planning and in managing natural resources.
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.
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.
Africa’s abundant natural resources – from its vast, biodiverse forests in the Congo Basin to its highly productive fisheries lining thousands of coastal communities – sustain the continent’s fast-growing population. Yet over...
Warns that the world's grasslands have declined in their extent and condition, as well as their ability to support human, plant, and animal life....
Reveals that environmental damage threatens future world food production.
This is a joint study by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) and World Resources Institute.
Decentralization and Biodiversity Conservation
Sets out to understand how decentralization of decision making and management authority affects biodiversity conservation.
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.
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.