Three Column Portfolio

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Evaluating the impact of voluntary forest management certification on forest ecology – from evaluators and stakeholders’ perspectives

Marion Karmann, Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Third-party forest management (FM) certification emerged in the 1990s as a tool for assessing and communicating the environmental and social performance of forest operations. The Forest Steward­ship Council (FSC) developed in multi-stakeholder processes... Read More ››

Evaluating environmental effectiveness of internationally negotiated tools against deforestation

Karine Belna, Paris Institute of Technology for life, food and environmental sciences (AgroParisTech) Today, conservation of tropical forests is at the core of a number of policies and programs emerging in the frame­work of the climate change negotiations for... Read More ››

A manual and web based tool to support the valuation of ecosystem services in Flanders, Belgium

Sara Ochelen, Department of Environment, Nature and Energy of the Flemish government (LNE) Ex ante evaluation of new infrastructure projects often relies on cost benefit analysis. Such infrastruc­ture, like a new road or a new dock in a seaport,... Read More ››