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Recommendations for enhancing access to environmental justice in Kenya
P. Kameri-Mbote / International Environmental Law Research Centre 2005
This paper discusses recommendations for enhancing environmental justice in Kenya. Concern for the environment has increased over the years since the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment in 1972. Kenya has signed,...
Modelling the impact of external land use change on species diversity in nature reserves
C. Armstrong; A. Skonhoft / Norwegian University of Science and Technology 2004
It is commonly perceived that biodiversity is threatened by many factors of which destruction and reduction of habitats is considered most the important for terrestrial species. This paper argues that, in order to counteract these thr...
South asian perspective on the Convention on Biological Diversity
S. Faizi / Himal South Asian 2004
This paper provides a south Asian perspective on the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). It is argues that the CBD, whose formulation brought together developing countries as a unified bloc, now faces the unfortunate proposition...
Opportunities presented by the 2000 Amendment to the 1995 Pensions Act in the UK
Eldis Document Store 2004
This report highlights the opportunities presented by the 2000 Amendment to the 1995 Pensions Act in the UK to improve companies’ management of natural capital, including ecosystems, the services they deliver and the millions of ...
Targeting environmental service payments to private land-owners, Costa Rica
D.N. Barton; D. Faith; G. Rusch; J.O. Gjershaug; M. Castro; M. Vega; E. Vega / Norsk institutt for vannforskning / Norwegian Institute for Water Research 2003
This study demonstrates the use of TARGET trade-offs analysis for prioritising environmental service payments (so-called PSA or 'Pagos por Servicios Ambientales' in Spanish ) to private land-owners in the Osa Conservation Area (ACOSA)...
Compensation and cost of conservation payments for biodiversity
B. Minten / Cornell University Library 2003
Under innovative environmental policies, direct conservation payments to farmers are starting to be implemented to induce them to abandon slash-and-burn agriculture as well as the use of forest resources altogether. This report uses e...
An ecosystems approach to malaria in Kenya
J. Pepall / International Development Research Centre 2003
This article, produced by the International Development Research Centre, Canada, highlights research on the link between irrigated tropical agriculture and malaria, in particular findings which have shown that certain species of malar...
Illegal hunting is related to land use in agriculture, Serengeti
A. Borge Johannesen / Norwegian University of Science and Technology 2004
This paper examines the factors which determine participation and effort in illegal hunting, in western Serengeti, Tanzania. It studies the impact on illegal hunting of the integrated conservation and development project, the Serenget...
International regulation on the access to and benefit-sharing of genetic resources
F. Pythoud / Syngenta Foundation 2003
This presentation sketches the main provisions for the access to genetic resources and benefit-sharing (ABS) of the 1992 Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). It argues that one of the objectives of CBD is the fair and equi...
Can community property rights increase wildlife conservation?
A. Borge Johannesen; A. Skonhoft / Norwegian University of Science and Technology 2003
This paper examines under what conditions a community based management system results in higher wildlife abundance and more conservation. It concludes that community property rights as well as other incentives are needed. The p...
Items 1 to 10 of 67

Items 1 to 10 of 67

Recommendations for enhancing access to environmental justice in Kenya
P. Kameri-Mbote / International Environmental Law Research Centre 2005
This paper discusses recommendations for enhancing environmental justice in Kenya. Concern for the environment has increased over the years since the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment in 1972. Kenya has signed,...
Modelling the impact of external land use change on species diversity in nature reserves
C. Armstrong; A. Skonhoft / Norwegian University of Science and Technology 2004
It is commonly perceived that biodiversity is threatened by many factors of which destruction and reduction of habitats is considered most the important for terrestrial species. This paper argues that, in order to counteract these thr...
South asian perspective on the Convention on Biological Diversity
S. Faizi / Himal South Asian 2004
This paper provides a south Asian perspective on the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). It is argues that the CBD, whose formulation brought together developing countries as a unified bloc, now faces the unfortunate proposition...
Opportunities presented by the 2000 Amendment to the 1995 Pensions Act in the UK
Eldis Document Store 2004
This report highlights the opportunities presented by the 2000 Amendment to the 1995 Pensions Act in the UK to improve companies’ management of natural capital, including ecosystems, the services they deliver and the millions of ...
Targeting environmental service payments to private land-owners, Costa Rica
D.N. Barton; D. Faith; G. Rusch; J.O. Gjershaug; M. Castro; M. Vega; E. Vega / Norsk institutt for vannforskning / Norwegian Institute for Water Research 2003
This study demonstrates the use of TARGET trade-offs analysis for prioritising environmental service payments (so-called PSA or 'Pagos por Servicios Ambientales' in Spanish ) to private land-owners in the Osa Conservation Area (ACOSA)...
Compensation and cost of conservation payments for biodiversity
B. Minten / Cornell University Library 2003
Under innovative environmental policies, direct conservation payments to farmers are starting to be implemented to induce them to abandon slash-and-burn agriculture as well as the use of forest resources altogether. This report uses e...
An ecosystems approach to malaria in Kenya
J. Pepall / International Development Research Centre 2003
This article, produced by the International Development Research Centre, Canada, highlights research on the link between irrigated tropical agriculture and malaria, in particular findings which have shown that certain species of malar...
Illegal hunting is related to land use in agriculture, Serengeti
A. Borge Johannesen / Norwegian University of Science and Technology 2004
This paper examines the factors which determine participation and effort in illegal hunting, in western Serengeti, Tanzania. It studies the impact on illegal hunting of the integrated conservation and development project, the Serenget...
International regulation on the access to and benefit-sharing of genetic resources
F. Pythoud / Syngenta Foundation 2003
This presentation sketches the main provisions for the access to genetic resources and benefit-sharing (ABS) of the 1992 Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD). It argues that one of the objectives of CBD is the fair and equi...
Can community property rights increase wildlife conservation?
A. Borge Johannesen; A. Skonhoft / Norwegian University of Science and Technology 2003
This paper examines under what conditions a community based management system results in higher wildlife abundance and more conservation. It concludes that community property rights as well as other incentives are needed. The p...
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