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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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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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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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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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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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Land-based investment and green development in Indonesia: lessons from Berau district, East Kalimantan.

Published online: 13 Jan 2016

Authors: Casson, A. & Muliastra, Y. I. K. D. & Obidzinski, K.

Content type: Bulletin

Growing global concern about the environmental costs of economic development resulting from natural resource extraction has sparked interest in a new ...

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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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Evaluating the economic benefits and costs of antimicrobial use in food-producing animals.

Published online: 03 Oct 2019

Authors: Ryan, M.

Content type: Bulletin

Antimicrobial drugs are used in food animal production for several purposes: to treat a disease outbreak, to prevent disease, and to enhance feed effi...

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Can local communities afford full control over wildlife conservation? The case of CAMPFIRE in Zimbabwe.

Published online: 17 Apr 2019

Authors: Ntuli, H. & Muchapondwa, E. & Okumu, B.

Content type: Bulletin

Wildlife is widely becoming an important vehicle for rural development in most third-world countries across the globe. Policymakers are usually not in...

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Inspiring natural landscapes in a crowded country: five examples of nature-based solutions in Dutch landscapes.

Published online: 15 Mar 2017

Content type: Bulletin

This paper presents five examples of area development in very different landscapes in the Netherlands. These examples also illustrate the shift in the...

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