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Beekeeping relieves land degradation in Kyrgyzstan
The ecozoic city
A growing global movement is seeing city dwellers tackling practical projects that reconnect them with the ecosystems and natural sources upon which life depends.
The true value of ecosystem services
Science targeted towards policy goals will be key to ensuring that societies sooner realise the true value of ecosystem services.
Local communities protect their Amazon
Residents in one of Peru's most deforested regions adopted 267,133 hectares of state-owned land and are working to conserve it.
Cities, biodiversity and governance
A UNU-IAS policy report aims to spur the development of effective governance mechanisms for managing the impacts of cities on biodiversity and vice-versa.
India set to publish world’s first ‘natural wealth’ accounts
Economics of ecosystems and biodiversity study demands nations account for natural capital, as India plans to.
Debate 2.0: Paying Ecuador to leave oil underground?
Ecuador will forgo drilling to protect rainforest peoples and species. Should rich nations compensate for this sacrifice?
Love trumps loss when saving species
A communications expert argues that "branding biodiversity" may be the most effective way to convey the value of biodiversity.
Pastures for the future in Kyrgyzstan
Sustainable land management systems are becoming vital to the preservation of the Pamir-Alai mountain ecosystems upon which local people rely for their livelihoods.
The tea forests of Yunnan
Mangjing Village's tea gardens show that traditional cultivation systems can both support local livelihoods and conserve biodiversity.
Greetings from Satoyama
Satoyama systems symbolise a pure integration of environmental, economic, cultural and social links between humans and nature.
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