Economics

This page is a list of the most recently updated pages and stories that have been tagged “Economics” by IUCN thematic and regional units.
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IUCN and Shell have agreed to work together to address key conservation challenges, including focusing on rehabilitating the Mesopotamian marshlands...
  In the Majnoon oil field in southern Iraq, IUCN is working with Shell, Wetlands International and others to help ensure that oil and gas development does not cause harm to the country’s...
When businesses value environmental costs more consistently, better management decisions are made for the environment, society and the companies...
Biodiversity and ecosystem services are often considered public goods, i.e. the costs of destroying or damaging ecosystems are passed on from the user to society. NGOs have therefore been pushing...
An IUCN knowledge basket on the interrelationships between people and nature.
The People in Nature (PiN) Knowledge Basket (formerly Human Dependence on Nature, or HDN) provides a process of systematic data collection, analysis and documentation for landscape level assessment...
Forest landscape restoration (FLR) brings people together to identify and put in place a mix of land-use practices that will help restore the functions of forests across a whole landscape. IUCN’s...
The conservation of ecosystems and biodiversity is the foundation of a sustainable economy. Water, food, shelter and energy are the building blocks upon which life and economic systems are built. The...
The IUCN-Rio Tinto Natural Capital Project attempts to identify and quantify biodiversity and ecosystem services values in key regions where Rio Tinto operates, in order to incorporate the value of...
Project title: The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) for vultures Location: Kanha Pench Corridor, Madhya Pradesh, India    Duration: 2014 – 2015 Project Background: Vultures play a...
Project title: Community-supported management and conservation strategies for seagrass beds in Palk Bay Location: Palk Bay, Tamil Nadu, India Duration: 2014 – 2015 Project Background: Palk Bay and...
CEESP News -- Indu Kumari, Wildlife Trust of India The communities living on the fringes of protected forests are considered exploiters by some,...
The delegates were having similar issues across the world where they were being questioned on why we need to work on issues of human-wellbeing when we talk about ecosystem conservation. The human...
Project title:  Restoration and management of a degraded fern land adjacent to Kanneliya Forest Reserve Location: Sri Lanka Duration: 2018-2022 Project background:  Sri Lanka is endowed with a...
From April 24 to April 27 IUCN Lao PDR facilitated a workshop in Beung Kiat Ngong (BKN) wetlands in Pathoumphone District, Champasak Province. The...
Opening remarks were by Mr. Lonkham, the head of the Department of Environmental Quality Promotion in Lao PDR. He said he was “happy to host the first R-METT workshop in Laos” and that “the R-METT is...
Join us on 5 June for an afternoon of incisive discussion on Investing in Nature, exploring new policy developments with senior panel speakers.
Photo: IUCN Photo: EIB Photo: CPIC   The discussion will focus on two topics: “...

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