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12 June, 2017
Spaces research informs a call to consider fisheries benefits to wellbeing beyond income. An income focus can miss non-monetary dimensions of poverty, unequal distributions and whether it is spent and saved to improve people’s...
Blogs
12 June, 2017
  The first United Nations report on biodiversity, ecosystems and human rights has been published. It can be a game-changer for ESPA research.   In March 2017, the Special Rapporteur on human rights and the environment,...
Blogs
27 March, 2017
Our regional advisor for Africa Sam Mwangi attended the final workshop for our ACES project. Here he gives us his personal perspective on the project and its findings.  Victorio looked across his land and was struck with a new...
Blogs
22 February, 2017
What does poverty actually mean, and does it even matter? This fundamental question was discussed at a special session during the European Ecosystem Services Conference held in Antwerp last year. ESPA researchers were the only...
Blogs
16 February, 2017
ESPA researcher Dr Neil Dawson gives us his personal perspective on justice and equity in a guest blog published to coincide with the UN’s World Day of Social Justice on 20 February 2017. In recent years ambitious global...
Blogs
9 February, 2017
  Science and gender equality are both vital for the achievement of the internationally agreed development goals, including the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, which is why the UN declared the 11 February as the...
Blogs
7 February, 2017
Nepal, a country dominated by the mighty Himalayas and its many rivers, is no stranger to natural disasters. The monsoon heralds the end of often arduous dry seasons and brings life-giving rains to a country reliant on...
Blogs
7 February, 2017
The Deltas team has produced a new policy paper.      Featured image courtesy of Amir Jina
Blogs
3 February, 2017
Our man on the ground in Asia, Jyotiraj Patra, recently attended the Peri-urban Development: Concept, Emerging Ideas and Notions of Sustainability conference in Madras. Here he gives us his personal insight into the event.  Key...
Blogs
31 January, 2017
In January in Madagascar it should rain, and rain a lot. This year is different; much of the country, except the usually dry south, is suffering from a lack of rain. Madagascar is dependent on hydro power and as the reservoirs...

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