This article discusses the extent to which the location of roads s and protected areas affects deforestation in North Thailand. The article stresses that establishing protected areas (national parks together with wildlife sanctuaries) in North Thailand did not reduce the likelihood of forest clearing, but wildlife sanctuaries may have reduced the probability of deforestation.
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Library ResourceEnero, 2001Tailandia, Asia oriental, Oceanía
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesDocumentos de política y resúmenesEnero, 2009Mongolia, Asia oriental, Oceanía
As market reforms to the Mongolian economy continue and the country enjoys rapid economic growth, the environment has entered a period of unprecedented pressure. Mining, infrastructure development and tourism development, in particular, are undergoing rapid expansion, and all pose risks to Mongolia's globally important biodiversity.
Library ResourceRecursos y herramientas de capacitaciónDocumentos de política y resúmenesMarzo, 2011Mongolia, Asia oriental, Oceanía
This report, Strengthening Management of Natural and Cultural Heritage Assets to Scale-up Tourism and Stimulate Local Economic Opportunity was prepared in March 2011.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesDocumentos de política y resúmenesDiciembre, 2010
In 2005, the Millennium Ecosystem Assessment (MA, 2005) provided the first comprehensive report on global ecosystems, the dependence of human societies on the services provided, current state, and likely future trajectory. The MA identified the failure to value ecosystem services as a major contributing cause. The 2001 environment strategy did not explicitly address environmental valuation, although the focus on poverty and environment implies a need for valuing natural resources and environmental services.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesDocumentos de política y resúmenesNoviembre, 2010
Biologically diverse ecosystems in countries served by the World Bank provide an array of valuable economic services. While the benefits of conserving ecosystems frequently outweigh the costs, conversion of these ecosystems to other uses occurs anyway, because many ecosystem benefits are of a public good nature, without markets that would reflect their real value.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesRecursos y herramientas de capacitaciónEnero, 2010Mongolia, Asia oriental, Oceanía
The primary objective of the Southern Gobi Regional Environmental Assessment (REA) is to provide guidance for sustainable management of environmental resources in the future development of the Southern Gobi Region (SGR), development that will be led by rapid expansion of mining.
Library ResourceInformes e investigacionesDocumentos de política y resúmenesMayo, 2011Mongolia, Asia oriental, Oceanía
Mongolia has very significant natural resources and a large part of the population is dependent on them for their daily living. The impact of the state of the environment on the living standards of herders is obvious, but also Mongolians living in the capital Ulaanbaatar have learned that air pollution, especially in winter, and other environmental problems have a deep impact on their living standards. The Government of the Netherlands has established a Trust Fund at the World Bank to support environmental activities in Mongolia.
Library ResourceAgosto, 2012Tanzania
Conservation is often viewed as a
tradeoff between the development of short-term benefits and
protection for long-term benefits. However, with the
appropriate mechanisms, it is possible to achieve both aims.
The justification to protect parks in developing countries
can be based on an economic rationale rather than a
primarily social or environmental one. Enhancing the revenue
earning potential of protected areas from tourism, and
Library ResourceAgosto, 2012África, África subsahariana
The Sahel Operational Review (SOR) seeks
to accelerate the transfer of lessons learned in natural
resource management from ongoing Bank projects to the design
of new Bank projects. This paper is the final report of the
second phase of the SOR. It summarizes 29 SOR activities
between 1989 and July 1994, including project reviews,
seminars, workshops, conferences, and studies. This final
report is an attempt to incorporate the major lessons and
Library ResourceJunio, 2013
The Little Green Data Book represents a
succinct collection of information from the World
Development Indicators 2002, and its accompanying CD-ROM.
The data compiled in this issue corresponds to the period
between 1997 and 2000, unless otherwise noted, for the
headings of agriculture, forests, biodiversity, energy,
emissions and pollution, water and sanitation, and
"greener" national accounts aggregates - 2000,
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