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Are sector-based approaches to climate change becoming obsolete?

That was the question posed to participants during the World Bank’s Sustainable Development events, a fortnight ago. The central proposition was that climate change is a cross-cutting issue, and so the World Bank’s traditional, sector-based approach is too narrow and … Continue reading

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2012 EAFPES Stakeholders Meeting Report

EAFPES held a successful workshop and business meeting that involved a cross section of the stakeholders in Payment for Ecosystem Services in East Africa on the 12th April in Mombasa. Attending this one-day workshop were resource managers, foresters, policy makers, … Continue reading

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New iPhone app: How many mangroves does it take to offset a transatlantic flight?

A new iPhone application launched by the United Nations Environment Programme highlights the role of ecosystems in tackling climate change. How many mangroves does it take to offset a transatlantic flight? What consumer actions can we take to reduce damage … Continue reading

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