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Payment for Ecosystem Services (PES) in Latin America: Analysing the performance of 40 case studies

Background

Payment of Ecosystem Services (PES), which encourages landowners improve land management through market incentives, has been implemented around the world since the 1990s. This high investment requires an analysis of PES schemes and their outcomes.

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The use of Ecosystem-based Adaptation practices by smallholder farmers in Central America

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Amidst the impacts of climate change in agricultural sector, there is an increasing number of smallholder farmers across the different landscapes of Central America engaged in sustainable, Ecosystem-based Adaptation (EbA) practices

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Restoring forests as a means to many ends

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The earth is nearly reaching environmental thresholds which can result in devastating effects of climate change and biodiversity loss. Failure to take action can lead to disruptions of ecosystems, economies, and the society. Protecting and restoring native ecosystems is needed, however, changes in forest cover have not been well understood. Also, the knowledge of where and how to focus such restoration efforts is still limited.

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Restoration of Degraded Tropical Forest Landscapes

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Manejo integrado de insectos herbívoros en sistemas ganaderos sostenibles

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Árboles Nativos para Predios Ganaderos

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Could 2021–2030 be the decade to couple new human values with ecological restoration? Valuable insights and actions are emerging from the Colombian Amazon

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Oil palm expansion without enclosure: smallholders and environmental narratives

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Anything but a story foretold: multiple politics of resistance to the agrarian extractivist project in Guatemala

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Potential for low-cost carbon removal through tropical reforestation

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