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Elsevier -1 week ago

Willingness to pay for forest conservation in Ecuador: Results from a nationwide contingent valuation survey in a combined “referendum” – “Consequential open-ended” design

Publication date: August 2019Source: Forest Policy and Economics, Volume 105Author(s): Fernando Gordillo, Peter Elsasser, Sven GünterAbstractDeforestation is a threatening pan-tropical problem. Net deforestation in Ecuador amounts to approximately 500 km2 per year for 2008–2014. It represents not only an environmental problem but also a threat to social welfare. As social welfare depends on i...

ScienceDaily -1 week ago

Hunting responsible for mammal declines in half of intact tropical forests

A new study predicts that even where deforestation has not been detected in the tropcis, hunting is reducing populations of large mammals by 40 percent on average, largely due to increased human accessibility to these remote areas....

CI -1 week ago

Senior Manager - Carbon Science Applications

Senior Manager - Carbon Science Applications Conservation International (CI) has been protecting nature for the benefit of all for over 30 years. Through science, policy, and partnerships, CI is helping build a healthier, more prosperous and more productive planet.  POSITION SUMMARY The Natural Climate Solutions team within the Moore Center for Science of Conservati...

CI -2 weeks ago

Senior Manager, Carbon Science Applications

Senior Manager, Carbon Science Applications Conservation International (CI) has been protecting nature for the benefit of all for over 30 years. Through science, policy, and partnerships, CI is helping build a healthier, more prosperous and more productive planet.  POSITION SUMMARY The Natural Climate Solutions team within the Moore Center for Science of Conservatio...

CIFOR -2 weeks ago

Global data and tools for local forest cover loss and REDD+ performance assessment: Accuracy, uncertainty, complementarity and impact

Assessing the performance of efforts to reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation (REDD+) requires data on forest cover change.... The post Global data and tools for local forest cover loss and REDD+ performance assessment: Accuracy, uncertainty, complementarity and impact appeared first on Center for International Forestry Research....

Mongabay -2 weeks ago

The heat is on: Amazon tree loss could bring 1.45 degree C local rise

Business-as-usual Brazilian deforestation could result in loss of 606,000 square kilometers of forest by 2050, triggering local temperature rise of up to 1.45 degrees Celsius: study....

Global Forest Coalition -2 weeks ago

Forest Cover 58: Large-scale cattle farming and its consequences for forests, agroecology and biodiversity

The 58th issue of Forest Cover focuses on large-scale cattle farming and its incompatibility with other, more sustainable food systems and with thriving, healthy forests. Case studies from six countries describe the impacts of an industrial livestock industry that is hungry for land and resources, often highly polluting, and squeezing or stamping out other models of food production, such as tradit...

Mongabay -2 weeks ago

UK supermarkets implicated in Amazon deforestation supply chain: report

Sainsbury’s, Asda, Morrisons and Lidl accused of buying corned beef sourced from Brazilian supplier JBS, a firm notorious for large-scale corruption and Amazon deforestation....

FAO -2 weeks ago

FAO calls for a paradigm shift in landscapes at GLF Kyoto 2019

A paradigm shift to achieve zero deforestation, restore large areas of forest and reduce emissions from deforestation and forest degradation is required to fulfil Paris Agreement climate change goals, a session at the Global Landscapes Forum (GLF) in Kyoto heard toda...

Mongabay -2 weeks ago

Pressure mounts on EU to curb Brazilian deforestation, human rights abuses

A new report urges the EU — a major Brazilian trading partner — to pressure the Bolsonaro government to end its regressive indigenous and environmental policies....

ScienceDaily -2 weeks ago

Grading conservation: Which reserves defend forests?

Lands that shelter forests have value often readily tallied by developers, but until now it's been more difficult to prove the success of protecting those forested lands in pursuit of sustainability. That can put conservationists on the defense. Scientists have focused on what makes a protected area the most effective at preventing deforestation. Preserving forests means more trees to suck up gree...

ScienceDaily -2 weeks ago

Birds outside their comfort zone are more vulnerable to deforestation

Members of the same bird species can have dramatically different responses to deforestation depending on where they live, finds a new study....