8.01 Green space protects habitat, biodiversity, and environmental integrity.
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[Feb 02 2016]
Connecting Global Priorities: Biodiversity and Human Health
This is an extensive report focused on the complex and multi-faceted connections between biodiversity and human health, and how the loss of biodiversity and corresponding ecosystem services may...
[Sep 22 2015]
Benefits of Restoring Ecosystem Services in Urban Areas
Investing in restoring, protecting, and enhancing green infrastructure and ecosystem services in cities is not only ecologically and socially desirable, but also economically viable.
[May 07 2015]
Cooperation is in our Nature
Exposure to nature increases cooperation, and, when considering environmental problems as social dilemmas, sustainable intentions and behavior.
[Mar 09 2015]
Measuring the Benefits of Community Forestry
The report identified the most compelling indicators that demonstrate the tangible social, cultural, economic and environmental benefits that community forests bring to their communities.
[Jan 09 2015]
Economic Analysis of Outdoor Recreation in Washington State
Residents and visitors to Washington State spend about $21.6 billion per year on outdoor recreation trips and equipment.
[Nov 25 2014]
The Benefits of Natural World Heritage
This study identifies the full range of direct and indirect benefits that local, national and global communities can receive from natural and mixed World Heritage sites. Examples of benefits, in...
[Oct 05 2014]
$1 Billion Recreation Spending in the Sagebrush Lands
Protecting the sagebrush ecosystems in the western US will benefit local economies.
[Sep 28 2014]
Blue Sky Green Space
The benefits of green space provide a very cost effective means of promoting health and well-being, as well as a mechanism for increasing community and citizen involvement in volunteering.
[Jul 28 2014]
How contact with nature affects children’s biophilia, biophobia and conservation attitude
Children's contact with nature nurtures positive attitudes to wildlife, which significantly enhances their willingness to support animal conservation in China..
[Jun 09 2014]
Canadian Nature Survey
Nature-based activities make a significant contribution to the national economy and individual Canadians’ quality of life.
[Apr 02 2013]
Larval Export from Marine Reserves and the Recruitment Benefit for Fish and Fisheries
Adequately protected reserve networks can make a significant contribution to the replenishment of marine populations on both reserve and fished reefs at a scale that benefits local stakeholders.
[Dec 04 2012]
Nearshore Natural Capital Valuation: Valuing the Aquatic Benefits of British Columbia’s Lower Mainla
The David Suzuki Foundation estimates the ecosystem services provided by BC's lower mainland at $30 billion to $60 billion in benefits annually .