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Payments for Ecosystem Services: Keeping Working Landscapes productive and functioning

Gary P. Nabhan, Laura López-Hoffman, Hannah Gosnell, Josh Goldstein, Richard Knight, Carrie Presnall, Lauren Gwin, Dawn Thilmany, and Susan Charnley

in Stitching the West Back Together: Conservation of Working Landscapes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226165684
eISBN:
9780226165851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226165851.003.0023
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

An emerging approach for restoring natural ecosystems is payment for ecosystem services (PES). Two primary means for compensation are embedding the costs of maintaining the services in the price of ... More


Conservation in the Anthropocene

Richard T. Corlett

in The Ecology of Tropical East Asia

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780198817017
eISBN:
9780191858703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198817017.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ecology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

This chapter considers options for conserving the biodiversity of Tropical East Asia in the face of the pervasive threats described in previous chapters. Sources of funding are first considered, ... More


Ecosystem Services and Health

Tee L. Guidotti

in Health and Sustainability: An Introduction

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199325337
eISBN:
9780190238803
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199325337.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Epidemiology

Ecosystem services are functions performed by the natural environment that have economic value and that are performed by ecosystems without human intervention (other than to protect the ecosystem). ... More


Payment for ecosystem services: the role of REDD + in primate conservation

John Garcia-Ulloa and Lian Pin Koh

in An Introduction to Primate Conservation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198703389
eISBN:
9780191824067
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703389.003.0016
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Payments for ecosystem services have the potential to conserve primate habitat by paying landowners for the preservation or enhancement of ecosystem processes, such as carbon storage, water ... More


Conservation: saving all the pieces

Richard T. Corlett

in The Ecology of Tropical East Asia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199681341
eISBN:
9780191789175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681341.003.0008
Subject:
Biology, Ecology

This chapter outlines the options for conserving the biodiversity of Tropical East Asia. Sources of funding are first considered, including non-market sources (domestic governments, foreign aid, ... More


The Enhancement of Biodiversity: Managing Access, Pricing Usage

Christian de Perthuis and Pierre-André Jouvet

in Green Capital: A New Perspective on Growth

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231171403
eISBN:
9780231540360
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231171403.003.0012
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

The assessment instruments developed by economists provide a better understanding of the incentives that must be put in place to curb the damage to biodiversity by combining the lever of access to ... More


Stitching the West Back Together: Conservation of Working Landscapes

Susan Charnley, Thomas E. Sheridan, and Gary P. Nabhan (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226165684
eISBN:
9780226165851
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226165851.001.0001
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Contradictory land management policies dating to the mid-19th century resulted in today’s patchwork of public, private, and tribal land ownership and land use in the American West. Such boundaries ... More


The Conservation Reserve Program

Steven E. Kraft

in Stitching the West Back Together: Conservation of Working Landscapes

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780226165684
eISBN:
9780226165851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226165851.003.0024
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Established through the 1985 Food Security Act, the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) is a federal policy managed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture in which landowners/farmers voluntarily remove ... More


Social Capital and Social Norms Shape Human–Nature Interactions

Xiaodong Chen, Wu Yang, Vanessa Hull, Thomas Dietz, Ken Frank, Frank Lupi, and Jianguo Liu

in Pandas and People: Coupling Human and Natural Systems for Sustainability

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198703549
eISBN:
9780191820700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703549.003.0011
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Social factors can play a major role in human–nature interactions, but are understudied. This chapter explores the role of social norms and social capital in human–nature interactions in Wolong ... More


Human–Nature Interactions under Policy Interventions

Xiaodong Chen, Vanessa Hull, Wu Yang, and Jianguo Liu

in Pandas and People: Coupling Human and Natural Systems for Sustainability

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198703549
eISBN:
9780191820700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703549.003.0013
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Many government policies are implemented simultaneously, but often evaluated separately with little attention to their interaction effects. In Wolong Nature Reserve, a number of policies have been ... More


Toward a Sustainable Future

Vanessa Hull, William McConnell, Marc Linderman, and Jianguo Liu

in Pandas and People: Coupling Human and Natural Systems for Sustainability

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198703549
eISBN:
9780191820700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703549.003.0014
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Scenario analysis is a powerful tool for exploring alternative futures of coupled human and natural systems. This chapter highlights some scenario analyses in the model coupled system—Wolong Nature ... More


Panda Habitat Transition

Andrés Viña, Mao-Ning Tuanmu, and Jianguo Liu

in Pandas and People: Coupling Human and Natural Systems for Sustainability

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780198703549
eISBN:
9780191820700
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703549.003.0007
Subject:
Biology, Biodiversity / Conservation Biology

Conservation policies such as payments for ecosystem services (PES) have emerged to address local people’s needs. Some studies have assessed the effectiveness of PES programs at reducing the ... More


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