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Encouraging state governments to protect and restore forests using ecological fiscal transfers: India's tax revenue distribution reform.

Published online: 28 Feb 2018

Authors: Busch, J. & Anit Mukherjee

Content type: Bulletin

In February 2014, India's 14th Finance Commission added forest cover to the formula that determines the amount of tax revenue the central government d...

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Tax or green nudge? An experimental analysis of pesticide policies in Germany.

Published online: 07 Feb 2019

Authors: Buchholz, M. & Peth, D. & Musshoff, O.

Content type: Bulletin

Pesticides are one of the most important inputs in modern agriculture. However, intensive use of pesticides is also related to adverse effects on the ...

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Policies for forest landscape management - a conceptual approach with an empirical application for Swedish conditions.

Published online: 08 Aug 2018

Authors: Zabel, A. & Bostedt, G. & Ekvall, H.

Content type: Bulletin

Habitat loss and habitat fragmentation are major factors leading to forest biodiversity decline. This paper discusses landscape planning as strategy t...

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Restoring tropical diversity: beating the time tax on species loss.

Published online: 27 Aug 2003

Authors: Martínez-Garza, C. & Howe, H. F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Fragmentation of tropical forest is accelerating at the same time that already cleared land reverts to secondary growth. Fragments inexorably lose dee...

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Assessing the CO2 capture potential of seagrass restoration projects.

Published online: 04 Dec 2013

Authors: Duarte, C. M. & Sintes, T. & Marbà, N.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seagrass meadows are important carbon sinks, and they are experiencing a global decline. Restoration of seagrass meadows provides a strategy to mitiga...

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State property tax incentives for promoting ecosystem goods and services from private forest land in the United States: a review and analysis.

Published online: 14 Mar 2018

Authors: Kilgore, M. A. & Ellefson, P. B. & Funk, T. J. & Frey, G. E.

Content type: Bulletin

Financial incentives provided by State property tax programs are a means of promoting ecosystem services from private forest land. Identified by this ...

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Best management practices and nutrient reduction: an integrated economic-hydrological model of the western Lake Erie basin.

Published online: 17 Jul 2020

Authors: Liu HongXing & Zhang WenDong & Irwin, E. & Kast, J. & Aloysius, N. & Martin, J. & Kalcic, M.

Content type: Bulletin

We develop the first spatially integrated economic-hydrological model of the western Lake Erie basin explicitly linking economic models of farmers' fi...

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Modelling environmental and socio-economic trade-offs associated with land-sparing and land-sharing approaches to oil palm expansion.

Published online: 08 Oct 2014

Authors: Lee SerHuay [Lee, S. H. J. ] & Garcia-Ulloa, J. & Ghazoul, J. & Obidzinski, K. & Koh LianPin

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

The effectiveness of land-sharing and land-sparing approaches has been widely debated. Yet, few studies quantify the environmental and socio-economic ...

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The experience of ecological fiscal transfers: lessons for REDD+ benefit sharing.

Published online: 26 Apr 2017

Authors: Loft, L. & Gebara, M. F. & Wong, G. Y.

Content type: Bulletin

In many countries, the state owns or manages forests in the national interests of economic development, ecosystem service provision or biodiversity co...

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Transition towards renewable energy: co-ordination and technological strategies in the Swedish pulp and paper industry 1973-1990.

Published online: 09 Nov 2016

Authors: Bergquist, A. K. & Söderholm, K.

Content type: Bulletin

This paper examines the transition towards renewable energy in the Swedish pulp and paper industry (PPI) during the 1970s and -80s. In the wake of the...

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