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    Make a difference for biodiversity

    Jan 01,2016
    Reducing the biological diversity of an ecosystem compromises the services it provides and thereby diminishes its resilience to disturbance, decreases its capacity to respond to change. These are benefits which ...
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    Analysis of community forest management (CFM) in Madagascar

    Rasamoelina,Maminiaina Solonirina, Ruta, Gianni, Rasolofoson,Ranaivo Andriarilala, Randriankolona,Patrick Leon, Aubert, Sigrid, Ramamonjisoa,Bruno Salomon, Rabemananjara, Zo, Raharijaona, Andriamanankasinarihaja Stefana, Buttoud,Gerard, Plananska,Jana  |  Sep 24,2015
    The major role tropical forests play in biodiversity and climate change has led the world to search for effective ways to slow down deforestation. Community forest management (CFM) is an example of the broader...
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    Road improvement and deforestation in the Congo Basin countries

    Damania,Richard, Wheeler,David J.  |  May 18,2015
    Road construction has often been viewed as the precursor to deforestation, especially in tropical forests. Traditional responses to such threats have been reactive, with attempts to mitigate impacts through ...
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    A national biodiversity offset scheme : a road map for Liberia’s mining sector

    Johnson,Sally Diana Reay  |  Mar 01,2015
    Liberia had an estimated 4.3 million hectares of forests in 2011, comprising approximately 50 percent of Liberia’s landmass. These forests support very high levels of biodiversity, provide a wide range of ...
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    Eco2 cities : ecological cities as economic cities : Ciudades eco2 : ciudades ecologicas como ciudades economicas

    Suzuki, Hiroaki; Dastur, Arish; Moffatt, Sebastian; Yabuki, Nanae; Maruyama, Hinako;  |  Jan 05,2015
    This book provides an overview of the World Bank's Eco2 Cities Initiative. The objective of the program is to help cities in developing countries achieve a greater degree of ecological and economic ...
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