All pages with keywords: Biodiversity
In this paper, the authors’ treatment of uncertainty in environmental applications is motivated by two leading examples: climate change and biodiversity loss. They argue that in these cases uncertainty is sufficiently far-reaching that standard decision-making tools such as expected utility theory may no longer capture important aspects of our uncertainty preferences. Richer models of decision-making, which allow us to express lack of confidence in our information, may be more desirable. read more »
This paper considers the macro-economic consequences of the continued expansion of particular forms of intensive, modern agriculture, with a focus on how the loss of biodiversity affects food production. Meeting … read more »
Hosted by the Department of Geography and the Environment and the Grantham Research Institute for Climate Change and the Environment. Speaker: Pavan Sukhdev Chair: Dr Giles Atkinson More information: LSE … read more »
Using Topical Forests for Climate Change Mitigation: searching for synergies with biodiversity conservation
In association with the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment and the Institute of Zoology at the Zoological Society of London. Speaker: Murray Collins
Bangwayo-Skeete, P. F., Bezabih, M. and Zikhali, P. (2012). Natural Resources Forum, 36: 263–273.
This paper presents an empirical analysis of the role of land fragmentation, crop biodiversity and their interplay with farm profitability. Original primary data are drawn from a survey conducted … read more »