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Abstract

Payments for Environmental Services (PES) implemented in forest-dependent subsistence-based economies can involve significant restrictions on the traditional use of forest resources. This implies changes in human-nature relations that affect the way people relate to forests, including their...

Author(s)
Chervier, C.; Velly, G. le; Ezzine-de-Blas, D.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Ecological Economics, 2019, 156, pp 499-510
Abstract

Globally, there is an increasing level of funding targeted to pay farmers and rural communities for the provision of ecosystem services, for example through Payments for Ecosystem or Environmental Services (PES) schemes and pilots for Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and forest Degradation,...

Author(s)
Moros, L.; Vélez, M. A.; Corbera, E.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Ecological Economics, 2019, 156, pp 468-488
Abstract

How do different levels of individual payments for environmental services (PES) affect intrinsic and social motivations for forest conservation? Does introducing small PES crowd out these motivations? This paper presents findings from framed field experiments (FFE) conducted with local forest users...

Author(s)
Handberg, Ø. N.; Angelsen, A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd
Publication
Ecological Economics, 2019, 156, pp 454-467
News Article

Protected areas have been identified as highly effective at reducing deforestation and forest degradation, which in turn helps to mitigate climate...

Date
November 2018
Author(s)
Ellen Baker
Event

3 - 7 March 2019 - Puerto Varas

Venue
Puerto Varas
Country
Chile
Contact
Sándor Toth
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Miscellaneous

In the context of environmental change, the adaptive capacity of 50 fishing-dependent households in four villages in Cambodia has been examined. It is found that environmental change impacts rural livelihoods that are dependent on natural resources for their welfare in terms of direct consumption...

Author(s)
Schwartz, N. B.; Gätke, P.; Baran, E.
Publisher
Inland Fisheries Research and Development Institute (Fisheries Administration) and WorldFish
Publication
Adaptation to environmental change among fishing-dependent households in Cambodia, 2016, pp vi + 53 pp.
CAB ReviewFull Text

This review analyses the major themes extant across 199 research articles published in various peer-reviewed forestry and economics journals between January 2002 and June 2009 on the topic of forest-related environmental markets. The reviewed articles are categorized according to four areas of...

Date
February 2011
Subjects
air pollutants; air pollution; bioenergy; biomass; carbon markets; certification; ecosystem services; emission; forest management; forest ownership; forests; greenhouse gases; markets; non-wood forest products; pollution control; renewable energy; reviews; sustainability
Author(s)
Dargusch, P.; Maraseni, T. N.; Schmidt, P.
AbstractFull Text

Land use changes are related to urbanization, economics and technology, influencing the management of natural resources and the ecosystem processes. The present study evaluated the behavior of land use changes in the period of 2007 and 2016, and identified the influence of these changes on the...

Author(s)
Lopes, E. R. do N.; Sales, J. C. A.; Sousa, J. A. P. de; Amorim, A. T.; Albuquerque Filho, J. L.; Lourenço, R. W.
Publisher
Universidade Federal de Lavras
Publication
Cerne, 2018, 24, 2, pp 121-132

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