Think of a tree-lined street in the midst of a busy city. It feels like something of a treasure. These leafy streets cannot afford to be seen as a luxury, argues a new report from The Nature Conservancy.
This report provides case studies that examine innovative infrastructure solutions, like DC Water and Sewer Authority’s green infrastructure approach to solving its stormwater management issues, to right-size the scale of the need.
The report Reviving the Economy of the Mediterranean Sea: Actions for a Sustainable Future shows that the Mediterranean Sea plays a fundamental role in the region’s economy but that the sea’s underlying natural asset base – which supports much of the economy and community wellbeing – is eroding.
As interest grows in NRCS programs that address natural-resource challenges affecting private lands, this report examines how existing NRCS programs offer opportunities to better leverage private capital and create the conditions for greater participation by third-party investors in conservation...
This report introduces the concept of the Forest Resilience Bond as an innovative strategy to harness private capital to complement existing public and philanthropic funding in the management of public lands.
A new paper published in Scientific Reports, “The Value of Coastal Wetlands for Flood Damage Reduction in the Northeastern United States,” shows that coastal wetlands play a crucial role as a first line of defense from storm surges on the Northeast coast.