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20 January, 2017
Our Marine Benefits project’s PI Professor Elisa Morgera and Dr. Daniela Diz attended the 2016 UN Biodiversity Conference in Cancun, Mexico, in December. The Conference was attended by over 8,000 delegates from governments, UN...
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9 January, 2017
Bangladesh Confronts Climate Change recounts how this low lying and densely populated country, which is in the front line of climate change, is taking an active role in adapting to the situation. This interesting account of a...
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2 December, 2016
There are few coastal-based Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) schemes in the developing world, yet they have the potential to contribute to localised poverty reduction, coastal protection and conservation, and carbon storage...
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21 November, 2016
The presentations and lessons that were presented at the ESPA Annual science Conference were very good but it excluded the thinking and views of ordinary African people.   There are questions that have to be addressed in an...
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21 November, 2016
It may seem like a stupid question, but why should we be interested in the role of ecosystem services in poverty alleviation? I am playing devil’s advocate here. If you have, like me, spent time with farmers in Tanzania, then...
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21 November, 2016
The ESPA Directorate are pleased to announce a new Director vacancy to take the lead on delivering the impact, synthesis and legacy work within this large maturing Programme to March 2018.   Download the job description...
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17 November, 2016
A big thank you to our Fellows who made a fantastic effort and contribution to our Annual Science Conference. Watch this space for more details about their work and their presentation to delegates.  
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14 November, 2016
A guest blog about impact from Naomi Marks who worked on our DDDAC project. With the end of a large research project there can be a certain sense of bathos. All that ambition at the beginning culminating in … what? Published...
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10 November, 2016
When 500,000 Bangladeshis fled to huge concrete shelters to escape Cyclone Roanu in May this year, it was hardly reported by the global media. And although these shelters and warning systems have cut the death rate from super...
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10 November, 2016
Last week the Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, which was opened by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, took place in New Dehli. Our regional advisor for Asia Jyotiraj Patra was there, and here in this blog...

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