All pages with keywords: Conservation

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 »


Monitoring local well-being in environmental interventions: a consideration of practical trade-offs

Monitoring local well-being in environmental interventions: a consideration of practical trade-offs

a research article by Matthew Agarwala, Giles Atkinson, Susana Mourato 4 November, 2015

Paper considers the practical trade-offs policy makers and practitioners must navigate when utilizing the concept of well-being in environmental interventions. read more »


Alexander Pfaff – Why Integrate Conservation And Development?

Research Seminar Serie 14 May 2014

Speaker: Alexander Pfaff, Duke University


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


Accounting for the Impact of Conservation on Human Well-Being

Accounting for the Impact of Conservation on Human Well-Being

a research article by Matthew Agarwala 18 March, 2014

E.J. Milner-Gulland, J.A. McGregor, M. Agarwala, G. Atkinson, P. Bevan, T. Clements, T. Daw, K. Homewood, N. Kumpel, J. Lewis, S. Mourato, B. Palmer Fry, M. Redshaw, J.M. Rowcliffe, S. … read more »


Auctioning conservation contracts in the presence of externalities

Auctioning conservation contracts in the presence of externalities

a working paper by Raphael Calel 2 July, 2010

Current models of conservation auctions do not permit for the presence of environmental externalities and synergies between bidders. Yet, conservation auctions are usually set up for … read more »