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Week 4: Ecosystem Services

Now this week put me right back in my comfort zone; ecosystem services cropped up several times at undergraduate. Since first learning about them I have found it a very interesting topic. 170 more words

Learning Journal

Nature and economics: a necessary marriage?

By Joseph Bailey, University of Nottingham, UK.

Adams et al. (2013; p. 585): “Neoliberalism may offer a new set of mechanisms in pursuing conservation ends, but also creates new risks and challenges.” 710 more words

Transactions Of The Institute Of British Geographers

Pollination and Other Ecosystem Services Produced By Mobile Organisms: A Conceptual Framework for the Effects of Land-Use Change

Kremen, Claire, et al. 2007. Pollination and Other Ecosystem Services Produced By Mobile Organisms: A Conceptual Framework for the Effects of Land-Use Change. Ecology Letters 10.4: 299-314. 18 more words

Week 3

Global Biodiversity Outlook 4

UN Convention on Biological Diversity
http://www.cbd.int/gbo4/

[GreenBiz]  Ocean acidification will cost the world economy more than $1 trillion annually by 2100, according to… 188 more words

Energy And Climate

20:80 Vision for Sustainable Landscapes

Setting a target for the future for sustainable Australian landscapes, we should aim for a 20:80 mix of native ecosystems alongside agricultural production. Cropping landscapes need borders and corridors of trees and bushes threading across the pattern of fields. 319 more words

Caring For Our Planet

Phantastic

“Elephants are worth 76 times more when they’re alive than dead, according to a new analysis … conducted through the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust’s iworry campaign.” ( 15 more words

Working with Nature in Sonoma County

Over the past few years, there’s been a lot of discussion in the conservation community about ecosystem services.  It’s a pretty abstract concept that is being brought to life at the Benziger Family Winery in the Sonoma Valley. 259 more words

Conservation