All pages with keywords: Biodiversity

Seeing red, but acting green? Experimental evidence on charitable giving and affect towards biodiversity

Seeing red, but acting green? Experimental evidence on charitable giving and affect towards biodiversity

a working paper by Ganga Shreedhar, Susana Mourato 27 August, 2018

This research investigates how different audio-visual information on conservation influences charitable donation behaviour and emotions. read more »


Do biodiversity conservation videos cause pro-environmental spillover effects?

Do biodiversity conservation videos cause pro-environmental spillover effects?

a working paper by Ganga Shreedhar, Susana Mourato 27 August, 2018

The unintentional effects that conservation videos requesting financial donations might have on how people act in relation to environmental causes are investigated in this study. read more »


Researchers find that endangered bats could raise as much money as lions for wildlife charities

Press release 27 August, 2018

Researchers have demonstrated for the first time that so-called ‘non-charismatic’ animals, such as bats, could be used just as effectively as lions for fundraising by wildlife charities. A study published … read more »


Uncertainty and ambiguity in environmental economics: conceptual issues

a working paper by Geoffrey Heal, Antony Millner 26 September, 2017

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 »


The expansion of modern agriculture and global biodiversity decline: an integrated assessment

a working paper by Simon Dietz, Bruno Lanz, Tim Swanson 2 June, 2016

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 »


Pavan Sukhdev – The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity

Pavan Sukhdev – The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity

Seminar Giles Atkinson 21 Mar 2011

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

Using Topical Forests for Climate Change Mitigation: searching for synergies with biodiversity conservation

Policy Seminar Murray Collins 18 Nov 2010

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


Crop biodiversity, productivity and production risk: Panel data micro-evidence from Ethiopia

Crop biodiversity, productivity and production risk: Panel data micro-evidence from Ethiopia

a research article by Mintewab Bezabih 27 November, 2012

Bangwayo-Skeete, P. F., Bezabih, M. and Zikhali, P. (2012). Natural Resources Forum, 36: 263–273.


Agrobiodiversity, farm profits and land fragmentation: evidence from Bulgaria

Agrobiodiversity, farm profits and land fragmentation: evidence from Bulgaria

a research article by Salvatore di Falco 19 July, 2010

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 »