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Can environmental cash transfers reduce deforestation and improve social outcomes?: a regression discontinuity analysis of Mexico's national program (2011-2014).

Published online: 17 Apr 2019

Published by: World Bank Group

Authors: Alix-Garcia, J. M. & Sims, K. R. E. & Orozco-Olvera, V. H. & Costica, L. & Fernandez Medina, J. D. & Romo-Monroy, S. & Pagiola, S.

Content type: Bulletin

Environmental conditional cash transfers, or "payments for ecosystem services" are a centerpiece of global efforts to protect biodiversity, safeguard ...

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Predicting the effectiveness of community anti-poaching patrols for conserving threatened wildlife in the Lao PDR.

Published online: 24 Jul 2020

Authors: Kragt, M. E. & Hay, E. & Scheufele, G. & Bennett, J. & Renton, M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Worldwide, wildlife poaching results in significant losses to biodiversity, especially for species that are most vulnerable and at risk of extinction....

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Synthesis report on experiences with ecosystem-based approaches to climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction.

Published online: 25 Jan 2017

Authors: Lo, V.

Content type: Bulletin

This report is a review and synthesis of global experiences on ecosystem-based approaches to climate change adaptation (EbA) and to disaster risk redu...

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Territorial management, as a mechanism for mitigation and adaptation to climate change.

Published online: 21 Feb 2018

Authors: Painter, L. & Montoya, M. & Varese, M.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

This paper attempts to generalize the principal components of a territorial planning process. First the conditions for the planning process must be es...

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Collective management of cultivated biodiversity initiatives supporting an agro-ecological transition toward organic 3.0.

Published online: 17 Oct 2018

Authors: Rey, F. & Hazard, L.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

Seed control is a food sovereignty issue. Following the almost complete transfer of seed management to the private sector in France, in the last fifty...

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Governance structures established for REDD+ implementation and their adaptation to the institutional and ecological conditions in Equateur province of the DRC.

Published online: 24 May 2017

Authors: Samndong, R. A. & Bush, G. K.

Content type: Bulletin

This report is one of the outputs of the project 'Man and forests - an evaluation of management strategies for reduced deforestation,' which aims to e...

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Guidelines for equitable and sustainable non-timber forest product management.

Published online: 16 Jan 2019

Authors: Jalonen, R. & Lamers, H. & Elias, M.

Content type: Miscellaneous

Forests worldwide are under tremendous pressure - and so are the 1.6 billion forest dwellers who depend on these for their livelihoods. Forest and tre...

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Actively restoring resilience in selectively logged tropical forests.

Published online: 28 Aug 2019

Authors: Cerullo, G. R. & Edwards, D. P.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Huge tracts of tropical forest are selectively logged. Meanwhile, emerging global agendas are providing unprecedented incentives for large-scale resto...

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Policy and management actions that resulted in curbing rhinoceros poaching.

Published online: 30 Nov 2020

Authors: Acharya, K. P. & Thapa, R. K. & Kuwar, K. J. & Thapalia, B. P. & Paudel, P. K.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Nepal almost eliminated poaching of the greater one-horned rhinoceros Rhinoceros unicornis over the past decade, although poaching of other rhinoceros...

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An assessment of integrated watershed management in Ethiopia.

Published online: 01 Feb 2017

Authors: Gebrehaweria Gebregziabher & Dereje Assefa Abera & Girmay Gebresamuel & Giordano, M. & Langan, S.

Content type: Bulletin

In Ethiopia, watershed management programs commenced in a formal way in the 1970s. From that time up to the late 1990s, implementation was typically a...

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