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August 15, 2018

A recent paper in Nature Sustainability highlights how agricultural intensification often fails to provide benefits for both human well-being and ecosystems. Author and GLP SSC Member Unai Pascual discusses the details.

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June 20, 2018

Land-use intensification in agrarian landscapes is seen as a key strategy to simultaneously feed humanity and use ecosystems sustainably, but the conditions that support positive social-ecological outcomes remain poorly documented. A new article by several GLP Fellows and Members addresses this knowledge gap by synthesizing research that analyses how agricultural intensification affects both ecosystem services and human well-being in low- and middle-income countries.

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March 13, 2018

GLP SSC Member Unai Pascual published an analysis in Nature Sustainability of the opportunities and limitations of Payments for Environmental Services (PES) based on a new global dataset.

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GLP Member Research in the News

January 26, 2018

Plentiful food, clean water and healthy air are among the most valuable and visible benefits of nature to people. This has reinforced the widespread, and increasingly controversial, belief that nature is mainly a source of services or commodities. Writing in the prestigious journal Science, thirty global experts associated with the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), and led by GLP Member Professor Sandra Díaz and new SSC Member Professor Unai Pascual, have presented an innovative new approach: the idea of using all of nature’s contributions to people to inform policies and decisions.  

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