Written by Eddie Game | November 16th, 2010
Talking about nature’s benefits to people — can that make conservation relevant again? Not by itself, says Conservancy scientist Eddie Game.
Written by Rob McDonald | March 1st, 2010
“Ecosystem services” is an exciting new buzz term in conservation — valuing nature for what it gives us. But when for-profit groups start privatizing nature, what happens to the poor?
Written by Rebecca Goldman | January 19th, 2010
Conservation needs to firmly measure its socioeconomic impacts, says Rebecca Goldman — or else risk losing credibility.
Written by Rob McDonald | December 15th, 2009
I work on the ecosystem services team at The Nature Conservancy, which strives to find ways to protect and strengthen the services that nature provides that are crucial to human well-being while also protecting biodiversity. But there are at least two definitions of “ecosystem service” floating around the conservation community. And within the tension between […]