30 Aug '11, 12am

World on the Edge: How to Prevent Environmental and Economic Collapse via @mongabay

Prosperity without Growth: Economics for a Finite Planet (05/23/2011) Prosperity without Growth: Economics for a Finite Planet challenges us to imaging a world where growth and unmitigated consumption do not equal development. In fact, as clearly described throughout, countries with unmitigated consumption are the underdeveloped countries of the 21st Century expanding our global ecological debt at the expense of countries who are more sophisticated in their development practices with similar prosperity levels while incurring less "national" ecological debt. Valuing Ecosystem Services: The Case of Multi-functional Wetlands (05/16/2011) Valuing Ecosystem Services: The Case of Multi-functional Wetlands provides the clearest guide yet to describing and implementing in a systematic fashion payments for ecosystems services (PES) strategies for wetland protection mechanisms. By f...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2011/0829-thoumi_world_edge.html

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