Cultural ecosystem services are gaining importance in European forests, but their promotion requires flexible and combined strategies.
An article based on work in SINCERE has led to some interesting published discussion on Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) in the journal Nature Sustainability.
The original paper From principles to practice in paying for nature’s services, led to a critical response from Esteve Corbera (UAB) and his […]
Katila, P., Pierce Colfer, C., De Jong, W., Galloway, G., Pacheco, P., & Winkel, G. (Eds.). 2019 Sustainable Development Goals: Their Impacts on Forests and People
Forests provide vital ecosystem services crucial to human well-being and sustainable development, and have an important role to play in achieving the seventeen Sustainable Development Goals […]
Adding rewards to regulation: The impacts of watershed conservation on land cover and household wellbeing in Moyobamba, Peru
Montoya-Zumaeta, J., Rojas, E., & Wunder, S. 2019 PloS one, 14(11)
The authors estimated the effects of Peru’s oldest watershed payments for environmental services (PES) initiative in Moyobamba (Andes–Amazon transition zone) and disentangle the complex intervention into its two main forest conservation treatments. First, a state-managed protected area (PA) was established, […]
Bösch, M., Elsasser, P., Wunder, S. 2019 World Development, Vol. 119
Payments for watershed services (PWS) are an increasingly popular tool for watershed management, also in the Southern Hemisphere. However, the degree of PWS adoption varies across these countries and the causes for these adoption differences have so far been little discussed. […]
Bernasconi, A. 2019. Book of Abstracts of the 21th conference of EFUF, p.54
Spiritual forest spaces have a rising importance in society. One example of this trend is the funeral forest. In Switzerland only 10% of the deceased are still buried in a coffin, it is common to spread or bury the departed’s ashes (Donner 2018). […]