Bibliographic database

A bibliographic database provides details of the literature on conservation-poverty linkages. It can be searched for publications by key word or by theme. The publications in this page are displayed in reverse order by publishing date.

Displaying 351 - 375 of 1989 titles

Omer, A., Pascual, U., Russell, N.,
Published: 2008

This paper explores the economic effects of biodiversity loss on marketable agricultural output for intensive agricultural systems, which require an increasing level of artificial capital inputs. A theoretical bio-economic model is used to derive a...

Perfecto, I., Vandermeer, J.,
Published: 2008

It is almost certainly the case that many populations have always existed as metapopulations, leading to the conclusion that local extinctions are common and normally balanced by migrations. This conclusion has major consequences for biodiversity...

Fuentes, M.,
Published: 2008
BirdLife International,
Published: 2008

This new BirdLife report looks at the many different alliances which have enabled BirdLife Partners around the world to achieve their goals.

Barbier, E.B., Koch, E.W., Silliman, R.S., Hacker, D.H., Wolanski, E.
Published: 2008

A common assumption is that ecosystem services respond linearly to changes in habitat size. This assumption leads frequently to an “all or none” choice of either preserving coastal habitats or converting them to human use. However, our survey of wave...

Fauna and Flora International,
Published: 2008

After a four-year process of analyzing its efforts to integrate conservation and livelihoods at the field level, FFI has drawn together practical lessons and recommendations, and a series of case studies from its four regional programmes. This...

Calvo-Alvarado, J., McLennan, B., Sanchez-Azofeifa, A., Garvin, T.,
Published: 2008

Traditionally Land Use Cover Change (LUCC) studies have focused on processes of negative land-cover change, primarily deforestation, partially because examples of positive land-cover change were not common. During the last two decades an outstanding...

Smith, R.J., Easton, J., Nhancale, B.A., Armstrong, A.J., Culverwell, J.
Published: 2008

A number of global priority region schemes have been developed, but local assessments are needed to identify priority areas for conservation within these regions. Here, we describe results from a conservation assessment for Maputaland, part of a...

Engel, S., Pagiola, S., Wunder, S.
Published: 2008

Payments for environmental services (PES) have attracted increasing interest as a mechanism to translate external, non-market values of the environment into real financial incentives for local actors to provide environmental services (ES). In this...

Engel, S., Pagiola, S., Wunder, S.
Published: 2008

Payments for environmental services (PES) have attracted increasing interest as a mechanism to translate external, non-market values of the environment into real financial incentives for local actors to provide environmental services (ES). In this...

Kareiva, P., Chang, A. , Marvier, M. ,
Published: 2008

Biodiversity protection does not undermine poverty alleviation goals in development projects, especially under sustainable finance and market mechanisms.

Walpole, M., Wilder, L.,
Published: 2008

Biodiversity conservation is increasingly expected to reduce poverty where the two coincide. Yet conservation and poverty are multifaceted concepts and the linkages between them are complex and variable; whether and how conservation contributes to...

Di Falco, S., Chavas, J-P.,
Published: 2008

This book reflects current developments in the economics of agrobiodiversity and focuses its attention on the role agrobiodiversity can have for economic development. As a new and rapidly expanding subfield at the interface of environmental/ecological...

Homewood K.,
Published: 2008

This book delivers the first comprehensive overview of the rapidly growing literature and debates surrounding African pastoralist peoples, their land use, their environmental impacts, the interplay of their livelihoods with conservation and their...

Brown, K., Daw, T., Rosendo, S., Bunce, M., Cherrett, N.
Published: 2008

This study focuses on assessing the scientific knowledge of the linkages between ecosystem services and poverty alleviation in coastal and marine ecosystems. It does not seek to undertake new analysis per se, but rather to assess existing data, to...

Bulte, E.H. , Boone, R.B., Stringer, R., Thornton, P.K.,
Published: 2008

Traditional grazing grounds near Amboseli National Park (Kenya) are being rapidly converted to cropland – a process that closes important wildlife corridors. We use a spatially explicit simulation model that integrates ecosystem dynamics and pastoral...

Proctor, W., Köllner, T., Lukasiewicz, A.,
Published: 2008


Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) schemes are now increasingly being adopted as a solution to environmental conservation problems in many countries throughout the world. Examples of these market based instruments are tradable pollution...

Foudi, S.
Published: 2008

This book reflects current developments in the economics of agrobiodiversity and focuses its attention on the role agrobiodiversity can have for economic development. As a new and rapidly expanding subfield at the interface of environmental/ecological...

Walters, B.B., Rönnbäck, P., Kovacs, J.M., Crona, B., Hussain, S.A.
Published: 2008

There is growing research interest in the ethnobiology, socio-economics and management of mangrove forests. Coastal residents who use mangroves and their resources may have considerable botanical and ecological knowledgeable about these forests. A...

Spiteri, A. , Nepal, S.K.,
Published: 2008

Protected areas are integral to the global effort to conserve biodiversity, and, over the past two decades, protected area managers have begun to recognize that conservation objectives are next to impossible to achieve without considering the needs...

Quang, N. V. , Noriko, S.,
Published: 2008

A new forest policy of allocating forestland to individual households for management and development, has been applied in Vietnam since the early 1990s. This study was designed to examine how local forest-related people have used forestland and forest...

Hobbs, N.T., Galvin, K.A., Stokes, C.J., Lackett, J.M., Ash, A.J.
Published: 2008

Fragmentation of the ecosystems of the earth into spatially isolated units has emerged as a primary component of global change. Often, fragmentation results from actions that are intended to enhance human livelihoods and well-being; however, there are...

Bosire, J.O. , Dahdouh-Guebas, F., Walton, M., Crona. B.I., Ill, R.R.L.
Published: 2008

Widespread mangrove degradation coupled with the increasing awareness of the importance of these coastal forests have spurred many attempts to restore mangroves but without concomitant assessment of recovery (or otherwise) at the ecosystem level in...

Ford-Lloyd, B.V., Brar, D., Khush, G.S., Jackson, M.T., Virk , P.S.
Published: 2008

Changes in global biodiversity at the genetic level have proved difficult to determine for most organisms because of lack of standardized, repeated or historical data; this hampers the attempts to meet the convention on biological diversity (CBD) 2010...

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