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  • 26-April-2002

    English

    Aggregated Environmental Indices - Review of Aggregation Methodologies in Use

    This report responds to the increasing interest in and reservations on aggregated environmental indices that are provided to the public and to high-level decision makers.

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  • 10-April-2002

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    Private Study of Protected Land in Southern Africa: A Review Of Markets, Approaches, Barriers And Issues

    This paper represents a first attempt to assess the role of the private sector in supplying protected land or 'land under wildlife' in southern Africa. Although limited information exists on private conservation initiatives, it is possible to con...

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  • 5-April-2002

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    Environmental Benefits of Foreign Direct Investment: A Literature Review

    This report presents a literature review of issues associated with the environmental benefits of foreign direct investment (FDI). It reviews recent trends in FDI and looks into specific issues linked to the effects of FDI on the environment, incl...

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  • 2-April-2002

    English

    Economic Valuation as incentive measure and support for decision-making

    It is possible to employ a broad range of implicit and explicit, quantitative and qualitative evaluation methods for biodiversity policy decision-making.

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  • 1-April-2002

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    Towards Sustainable Household Consumption? Trends and Policies in OECD, Overview

    Making consumption patterns sustainable is a prerequisite to achieve the goal of sustainable development. Ten years after the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, it is time to ask: are OECD countries moving towards sustainable consumption? What ...

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  • 1-April-2002

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    Towards Sustainable Household Consumption? Trends and Policies in OECD Countries

    Making consumption patterns sustainable is a prerequisite to achieve the goal of sustainable development. Ten years after the 1992 Earth Summit in Rio de Janeiro, it is time to ask: are OECD countries moving towards sustainable consumption?

  • 29-March-2002

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    The Biodiversity Benefits of Coral Reef Ecosystems: Values And Markets

    In most tropical countries, coral reef ecosystems provide many goods and services to coastal populations, such as subsistence and commercial fishery, tourism, coastal protection and biodiversity. A variety of anthropogenic practices threatens ree...

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  • 29-March-2002

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    The Insurance Industry and the Conservation of Biological Diversity: An Analysis Of The Prospects For Market Creation

    An increasing number of markets is being created for the services that are yielded by biological diversity. Such markets take the form of paying, in one way or the other, for those services. An important way in which environmental risks can be re...

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  • 28-March-2002

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    The Development of Markets and Economic Incentives for Sustainable Forestry: Application to the Brazilian Amazon

    This paper examines the challenge of improving the economic viability of sustainable forestry and development of new markets, suggesting a variety of ways to structure leases and a number of policies to implement the process of demand augmentation and ecological certification programs.

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  • 26-March-2002

    English

    Policy Case Study Series: Participatory Decision-Making for Sustainable Consumption

    This Report is a scoping study on trends and issues for participatory decision-making processes related to household consumption patterns.

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