Biodiversity and ecosystem impact

Peer reviewed

Thumbnail Balvanera, P. et al.(2012). Ecosystem services research in Latin America: The state of the art . Ecosystem Services, In Press
Thumbnail Barton, D.N. et al. (2013) Policyscape—A Spatially Explicit Evaluation of Voluntary Conservation in a Policy Mix for Biodiversity Conservation in Norway. Society & Natural Resources: An International Journal, 26:10, 1185-1201
Thumbnail Primmer (2011), Analysis of institutional adaptation: integration of biodiversity conservation into forestry, Journal of Cleaner Production, 19: 16, 1822 - 1832
Thumbnail Schröter et al. (2015) Ecosystem Services and Opportunity Costs Shift Spatial Priorities for Conserving Forest Biodiversity. PLOS ONE November 13, 2014

Project publications

Thumbnail Bernasconi, P.; S. Blumentrath; D.N. Barton; G. Rusch & A. R. Romeiro (2013) Policyscape— The potential of Tradable Development Rights (TDR) to improve effectiveness and reduce the costs of biodiversity conservation: study case in Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Thumbnail Blumentrath, S. (2011) Site prioritisation models and their suitability for assessing and designing policy mixes for biodiversity conservation and ecosystem services provision: a comparison of software packages. Technical Brief Issue no.4
Thumbnail Bunikyte, R., G. M. Rusch, and B. J. Graae. 2012. A time-line analysis of the public biodiversity conservation mix: Changes in conservation gains in the county of Sør-Trøndelag.
Thumbnail Cárdenas et al. 2014. Costa Rica: Effectivity of PES carbon balance in livestock systems in Nicoya peninsula, Costa Rica
Thumbnail Clemente, P., Santos, R., Antunes, P., Pinto, R. Assessing farmers’ perceptions and performance of agri-environmental schemes in a multifunctional agro-forest system: lessons for instrument design in a conservation policymix.
Thumbnail Del Arco, P., May P. H., Rusch, G.. 2013. The effect of forest proximity on biological control of pasture in Northwest Mato Grosso, Brazil: an economic analysis for land use policy. ESEE Conference, Lille.
Thumbnail J. Vivan (in memoriam), R. Davenport, P.C. Nunes, R. Abad, P.H. May, D.N. Barton, L.P. Amaral. 2013. Pilot projects and agroenvironmental measures in northwest Mato Grosso, Brazil: impacts and lesson for REDD+ policy “mixes.” Paper presented at ESEE Conference, Lille.
Thumbnail Pinto, R., Antunes, P., Santos, R., Blumentrath, S., Clemente, P. Evaluating spatial targeting and planning effectiveness of policies: Illustrative example of an agri-environmental measure application in a multifunctional system. (in preparation)
Thumbnail Ramos-Bendaña et al. 2014. Evaluating spatial targeting of payments for forest ecosystem services: Using ‘policy benchmark scenarios’ derived from conservation planning tools
Thumbnail Robalino et al. Substitutability and complementarity of forest conservation policies
Thumbnail Rusch,G.M. et al. (2011) Existing data and adequacy of the datasets for the national and local scales analyses for assessing gains in maintaining biodiversity. POLICYMIX Report Issue 3/2011
Thumbnail Rusch,G.M. et al. (2011) Policy outcomes: A guideline to assess biodiversity conservation and ESS provision gains. Technical Brief Issue no.3
Thumbnail Rusch,G.M. et al. (2013) Best practice guidelines for assessing effectiveness of instruments on biodiversity conservation and ecosystem services provision. Technical Brief Issue no. 7
Thumbnail Schulz- Zunkel, C., Schröter-Schlaack, C., Ring, I. & Klenke, R. (2014): Selecting biodiversity indicators for implementing ecological fiscal transfers at state level in GermanySubmitted to Ecological Indicators
Thumbnail Sverdrup-Thygeson et al. (2015) Spatial Overlap between Environmental Policy Instruments and Areas of High Conservation Value in Forest
Thumbnail Vatn et al.(2014) Payments for Nature Values Market and Non-market Instruments
Thumbnail Vatn, A. et al. (2011) Can markets protect Biodiversity? An evaluation of different financial mechanisms