Protect & Enhance

Integrating Geographically Isolated Wetlands into Land Management Decisions

14th July 2017
Published under: Data Tools & Methodologies

This article was originally published in Ecological Society of America.  “Abstract: Wetlands across the globe provide extensive ecosystem services. However, many wetlands – especially those surrounded by uplands, often referred to as geographically isolated wetlands (GIWs) – remain poorly protected. Protection and restoration of wetlands frequently requires information on their hydrologic connectivity to other surface… [more]

How New York Gets Its Water

26th October 2016
Published under: Enabling Environment

This article was originally published on The New York Times.  Revelations about tainted water have sparked worry across the country. The New York Times decided to look at how the nation’s largest municipal water supplier delivers what has been called the champagne of drinking water to 9.5 million people. “The Catskill/Delaware watershed, which extends 125 miles… [more]

TEEB for Business – Executive Summary

14th July 2010
Published under: Data Tools & Methodologies

TEEB for Policy Makers – Summary: Responding to the value of nature report calls on policy makers to accelerate, scale-up and embed investments in the management and restoration of ecosystems. The report also calls for more sophisticated cost-benefit analysis before policy decisions are made. The report cites a study in south Thailand on the conversion… [more]

TEEB for Policy Makers – Summary: Responding to the Value of Nature

12th November 2009
Published under: Data Tools & Methodologies,Enabling Environment

TEEB for Policy Makers – Summary: Responding to the value of nature report calls on policy makers to accelerate, scale-up and embed investments in the management and restoration of ecosystems. The report also calls for more sophisticated cost-benefit analysis before policy decisions are made. The report cites a study in south Thailand on the conversion… [more]

The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) Climate Issues Update

19th September 2009
Published under: Data Tools & Methodologies

TEEB Climate Issues Update to show how climate change and biodiversity are inextricably linked and how investments in the restoration and conservation of our planet’s ecosystems, valued at several trillion dollars, can play a major role in combating climate change. The Climate Issues Update also helped draw attention to climate change’s devastating impact on coral… [more]