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Cross-Sector Consortium Launches a New Portfolio of Biodiversity Solutions for Business and Government
Demand Dynamics of Ecosystem Markets in the United States
This study on lessons learned about demand in ecosystem markets in the United States was commissioned to help the National Network on Water Quality Trading (NNWQT) identify transferrable lessons for their strategy on stimulating demand for water quality credits and other market-based incentives for nonpoint source water quality. A rapid review of historical experience in […]By Genevieve Bennett, Melissa Gallant, and Kelley Hamrick
Water quality trading is a promising tool that offers a flexible, more cost-effective approach to reducing pollution in our waterways than more traditional engineered solutions. Yet a lack of sufficient demand for credits has been a consistent barrier to scaling up water quality trading in the United States. The National Network on Water Quality Trading […]By Genevieve Bennett and Melissa Gallant
Screening New Market Opportunities for Sustainably Managed State, Private and Tribal Working Forests
Sustainably managed working forests provide not just wood and fiber, but a range of other benefits: clean water, wildlife habitat, carbon storage, flood protection, recreational and cultural values, and more. Scaling up investments in sustainable forest management can generate financial returns for good stewardship of these multiple conservation values. The United States Forest Service (USFS) […]By Genevieve Bennett and Melissa Gallant
Traducido del español. El original está disponible en el sitio web de Actualidad Ambiental aquí. It was the same story again. In early 2007, as General Manager of the National Superintendence of Sanitation Services (SUNASS), I had to visit some public sanitation service companies that were in the process of updating their investment plans. Several […]
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