Category Archives: Ecosystem Services

Good Discussion of the Economic Value of Coral Reefs

from the Washington Post, 26 June 2017: Energy and Environment The Great Barrier Reef is literally a treasure. It’s worth $42 billion. By Chelsea Harvey June 26 at 1:17 PM A tourist snorkels above coral in the lagoon located on … [Read more]

Another Perspective on the Need for DATA on WHAT WORKS

From the blog on the CIFOR (Center for International Forestry Research, I think they do stuff with forests) web site at <http://blog.cifor.org/47876/time-to-get-it-together-on-mitigation-and-adaptation?fnl=en> Note that this article is based on a systematic survey of existing project documentation. WE NEED MORE, and, … [Read more]

Review of Threats to Tropical Coastal Ecosystem Services

Dr. Edwin A. Hernández-Delgado of the University of Puerto Rico has just had an important new publication accepted in Volume 101, 15 December, pp 5-28 of the Marine Pollution Bulletin, entitled, “The emerging threats of climate change on tropical coastal … [Read more]