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Legal and Institutional Dimensions of the Copenhagen Regime

Legal and Institutional Dimensions of the Copenhagen Regime – this is the title of the most recent issue of the Carbon & Climate Law Review (CCLR). Camilla Bausch, Ralph Czarnecki and Michael Mehling edited this issue, which opens the stage for a timely discussion on the most recent international climate negotiations. It features a preface by Congressman Edward J. Markey, who co-authored the successful climate and energy bill for the U.S. House of Representatives.Read more

Forum for Sustainable Agricultural Policies 2013 (ILR-2013) - Event Series on the Future of Agricultural Regions

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14 January 2009 to 17 March 2011
Germany
Rural areas face a number of new challenges such as climate change, biodiversity loss and the increasing demand for biomass. This series of conferences and workshops with different themes and a wide range of actors investigated new strategies for innovation in rural areas, compliant with environmentally friendly economic activities:Read more

Costs and Socio-Economic Benefits Associated with the Natura 2000 Network

December 2008 to June 2010
This project on the costs and benefits of the EU's Natura 2000 Network was designed to support the European Commission in obtaining an accurate estimate of the costs of managing the network and in increasing awareness of its socio-economic benefits. In addition, it developed a methodology for the systematic updating and refinement of the costs and benefits linked to the network. The project report is available for download.Read more
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Scenarios and Models for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

December 2008 to September 2009

The overall purpose of this study is to clarify which models and scenarios are being used and can be used to explore the developments of biodiversity and ecosystems in light of different assumptions of drivers and policies. The results feed into the second phase of the wider Review on The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB).

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Updating the Cost of Policy Inaction (COPI) on Biodiversity

December 2008 to September 2009

This study aims to further develop the monetary figures used in the previous Cost of Policy Inaction (COPI) study carried out by Ecologic and its partners in 2008. The numbers used in the previous COPI analysis are here tested, validated, extended and further improved. The results feed into the wider Review on The Economics of Ecosystems & Biodiversity (TEEB).

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The previous COPI study provided key ecological and economic insights on the impacts of not halting biodiversity loss. An aggregate global figure was derived equatingRead more

Ecologic Institute 2009 Berlin - Brussels - Vienna - Washington DC

This brochure provides a general survey and overview of the range of topics addressed by the Ecologic Institute. It includes examples of relevant events and projects, and key financial information. The brochure captures essence of the Ecologic Institute at a crucial time in our development. The past years have brought consistent growth, increasing diversification, strong management, and the establishment of a number of offices and subsidiaries. Read more
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Guidelines for Scaling-up Ecosystem Service Values

August 2008 to July 2009

Large-scale environmental valuations are usually accompanied with great methodological difficulties. The aim of this study was to develop guidelines for applying more accurate, less uncertain value transfer using spatial data in a policy-relevant scaling-up approach to large-scale geographical areas. The study results fed into a Technical Report by the European Environment Agency (EEA) that contributes to the wider TEEB initiative.

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The transfer of economic values of individual ecosystem services from a particular study site toRead more

Forum for Sustainable Agricultural Policies 2013

August 2008 to April 2011
Rural areas face a number of new challenges such as climate change, biodiversity loss and the increasing demand for biomass. In this project, a series of conferences with different themes and a wide range of actors will investigate new strategies for innovation in rural areas, compliant with environmentally friendly economic activities.Read more

European Engagement on Invasive Species for the 9th Conference of the Parties of the Convention on Biological Diversity

April 2008 to June 2008

At COP-9 of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) which took place in Bonn, 19-30 May 2008, countries conducted an in depth review of national efforts to address the threat of invasive alien species under the Convention. In preparation for these discussions, The Nature Conservancy (TNC) and the Global Invasive Species Program (GISP) sought to engage countries willing to promote actions and efforts against invasive alien species, specifically by making national or regional commitments. In Europe TNC worked through Ecologic to engage with European governments, NGOs and otherRead more

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