Ecosystems and Human Well-Being: A Manual for Assessment Practitioners (N. Ash)

Author Neville Ash Keywords Ecosystems, Ecosystem Services, Human Well-being, Stakeholder Participation, Governance, Communication Abstract Designed by a partnership of UN agencies, international scientific organizations, and development agencies, the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA) is the most extensive study ever of the linkages between the world’s ecosystems and human well-being. The goal of the MA is to […]

The Law and Policy of Ecosystem Services (J.B. Ruhl, et al)

Author(s) J.B. Ruhl, Steven Kraft, Christopher Lant Keywords Ecosystems Services , Ecology, Geography, Economics, Law and Policy, Property Rights, Regulation, Social Norms, Water, : Blue, Conservation Reserve Program 1985-2006, Erosion, Riparian Buffers, Common Agricultural Policy,European Union, Agricultural Watershed, Wetland Mitigation Banking, Ecosystem Market, Pollution Trading, Carbon Trading, Global Warming, New Law and Policy,. Trade-Offs and […]

Ecosystem Services and Human Well-being in a Globalized World… (J. Razzaque and E. Blanco)

Author Jona Razzaque and Elena Blanco Keywords Ecosystem services, human well-being, globalization, market-based instruments Abstract There is no denying the close linkage between ecosystem services and human well-being. Human well-being is dependent on the sustainable management of ecosystem services. With economic globalization and free trade, there is an increasing demand for these services. Yet, poverty, […]

African Wetlands of International Importance (R.C. Gardner, et al)

Author(s) Royal C. Gardner (Stetson University, USA); Kim Diana Connolly (State University of New York, USA); Abour Bamba (Ramsar Secretariat, Switzerland) Keywords Ramsar Convention, wetlands, Africa, recommendations Abstract A party to the Ramsar Convention on Wetlands must designate at least one site within its territory as a Wetland of International Importance. To assess the benefits […]

Climate Change And Sustainable Development New Challenges for Poverty Reduction (M.A.M. Salih)

Author M.A. Mohamed Salih Keywords Polycentric Systems, Ecosystems Services Approach, Income, Inequality, Poverty, Ecospace, Humanspace, Climate Change, Future Generations of Humankind, International Environmental Law, Child Rights, Climate Change, Environmental Security, Politics, Markets, Resource Conflicts, Cooperation, Climate Conflict, Global Warming, Rural Poverty, Cotton Production, Environmental Degradation, Spatializing Development, Environmental Discourses, Sustainable Development, Globalization, Digital Dematerialization, Economic […]