ecosystem services

June 16, 2016

China’s massive investment to mitigate the ecosystem bust that has come in the wake of the nation’s economic boom is paying off. An international group of scientists finds both humans and nature can thrive – with careful attention.

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Sept. 26, 2013

Rewarding people to behave in ways that protect natural resources and biodiversity – stop growing a crop here, plant trees there -- is a globally popular conservation approach.  But not all the socioeconomic and environmental costs, or benefits, show up on a tidy bill.

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July 1, 2013

In the past decade, China has sunk some impressive numbers to preserve its forests, but until now, there hasn’t been much data to give a true picture of how it has simultaneously affected both the people and the environment.

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June 10, 2013

Wu Yang repackages two recent publications in PLoS-One into a blog for Ecosystem Services for Policy Alleviation, a British program that works to improve understanding of the way ecosystems function, theWu Yang services they provide and their relationship with the political economy and sustainable growth.

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