News tagged with policy

Time to rethink water management

Southern African countries must recognise that joint management of their shared rivers will not drive regional economic integration. This will be difficult, since this approach has shaped the way the region's ...

dateJun 22, 2015 in Environment
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A better way to evaluate conservation policies found

Protected forested areas in Brazil, Costa Rica, Indonesia and Thailand have prevented the release of more than 1,000 million additional tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere, an economic service provided by nature worth ...

dateJun 16, 2015 in Environment
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Not all national parks are created equal

The forest cover on earth is shrinking at an alarming rate of around 50,000 square miles annually, roughly six times the size of Okinawa every month. To counter the loss of forests, policy makers often resort ...

dateJun 03, 2015 in Ecology
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