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News 2018-07-05T12:41:14+00:00

Swiss stakeholders discuss spiritual ecosystem services at second meeting

The Swiss case study looks at spiritual forests and forest kindergartens as a way of supporting long-term, sustainable forest management: Andreas Bernasconi reports on the second MAG meeting. Forests are key for society and understanding the importance and the functioning of ecosystem services is fundamental for the healthy [...]

July 12th, 2019|

Reversed auctions for enhancing biodiversity in Denmark

Suzanne Elizabeth Vedel
Danish Forest Association (DFA), Denmark
The second MAG meeting took place at the University of Copenhagen and gathered forest owners, policy makers and a broad variety of other stakeholders [...]

June 3rd, 2019|

New SINCERE paper analyses the context for adopting payments for watershed services in various Southern countries

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: while frequently represented in Latin America, water-related payment schemes do not exist in large parts of Africa and Asia. The [...]

May 15th, 2019|

Finding Solutions in Collaboration – Selecting Areas And Increasing Awareness

The Finnish Forest Centre
Realizing the model of paying for landscape and ecosystem services has three critical issues, namely selecting the forest areas to be compensated, organising the fund collection and payments, and increasing awareness of the activities. [...]

May 13th, 2019|

Scientific approach to second MAG meeting in Russia

Centre for Forest Ecology and Productivity of the Russian Academy of Science 
For our second MAG meeting, that took place on 29th of March, 2019 in CEPF RAS, Moscow, we chose to change the format drastically, compared to the first one. [...]

May 7th, 2019|