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Topic guide: water security and economic development.

Published online: 17 Jun 2015

Authors: Quick, T. & Winpenny, J.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Too little water (scarcity), too much water (flooding) and poor quality water (pollution) represent a risk to sustained economic growth. Evidence sugg...

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Agricultural resources and environmental indicators, 2019.

Published online: 04 Jul 2019

Authors: Aillery, M. & Bigelow, D. & Bowman, M. & Burns, C. P. & Claassen, R. & Crane-Droesch, A. & Fooks, J. & Greene, C. & Hansen, L. & Heisey, P. & Hellerstein, D. & Hitaj, C. & Hoppe, R. A. & Key, N. & Lynch, L. & Malcolm, S. & McBride, W. & Mosheim, R. & Nehring, R. & Schaible, G. & Schimmelpfennig, D. & Smith, D. & Sneeringer, S. & Wade, T. & Wallander, S. & Wang SunLing (et al)

Content type: Bulletin

Agricultural Resources and Environmental Indicators, 2019, describes trends in economic, resource, and environmental indicators in the agriculture sec...

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Designing markets for biodiversity offsets: lessons from tradable pollution permits.

Published online: 23 Jul 2020

Authors: Needham, K. & Vries, F. P. de & Armsworth, P. R. & Hanley, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Globally, governments and regulators face an ongoing trade-off between meeting economic development needs and conserving biodiversity. Markets for bio...

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The economic impact of climate change on cash crop farms in Québec and Ontario.

Published online: 28 Sep 2016

Authors: An, N. & Thomassin, P. J.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper examines the economic impact of alternative climate change scenarios on representative cash crop farms in Quebec and Ontario. Mixed Integer...

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Lost opportunity: quantifying the dynamic economic impact of time-area fishery closures.

Published online: 29 Jul 2020

Authors: Smith, J. A. & Tommasi, D. & Sweeney, J. & Brodie, S. & Welch, H. & Hazen, E. L. & Muhling, B. & Stohs, S. M. & Jacox, M. G.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Time-area closures are an important tool for reducing fisheries bycatch, but their effectiveness and economic impact can be influenced by the changes ...

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Food security in a climate perspective: what role could the private sector play regarding investment in smallholder agriculture in Ethiopia, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania and Zambia?

Published online: 10 Feb 2016

Authors: Bachke, M. E. & Haug, R.

Content type: Bulletin

The purpose of this study is to discuss different ways of implementing the Food Security in a Climate Perspective strategy 2013-15 in relation to supp...

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Choosing prevention or cure when mitigating biodiversity loss: trade-offs under 'no net loss' policies.

Published online: 22 Jul 2020

Authors: Bull, J. W. & Milner-Gulland, E. J.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Biodiversity cannot always be conserved. Economic development activities can result in biodiversity losses, but also increase human well-being, so tra...

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Wildlife conservation can be compatible with human development, but increasing interactions with humans may pose problems.

Published online: 16 Sep 2020

Authors: Ament, J. M. & Collen, B. & Carbone, C. & Mace, G. M. & Freeman, R.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) include economic, social and environmental dimensions of human development and make explicit commitments t...

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Macroeconomic consequences of the demographic and educational transition in Poland.

Published online: 24 Jan 2018

Authors: Kolasa, A.

Content type: Bulletin

Soon after the start of the transition to market economy in the early 1990s, Poland has experienced both a dramatic decline in the fertility rate and ...

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Major uses of land in the United States, 2012.

Published online: 08 Nov 2017

Authors: Bigelow, D. P. & Borchers, A.

Content type: Bulletin

The United States has a total land area of about 2.3 billion acres. In 2012, the major land uses were grassland pasture and rangeland at 655 million a...

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