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Implementing SDG 15: Life on land

SDG 15 focuses on the preservation and sustainable management of terrestrial ecosystems. One target of SDG 15 is the sustainable management of forests, including actions to halt deforestation,…

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The Sustainable Development Goals

This lecture looks at the 40 year history of sustainable development on the international stage and the development of the SDGs from past failures of attempts to mitigate climate change, and the…

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International Dynamics

This lecture is about the use of international treaties and policies to protect biodiversity, enforce conservation . It highlights what global efforts can do to better support a track towards…

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Deforestation

This lecture looks at deforestation as a loss of biodiversity, highlighting the risks of continued deforestation. This video is not available under a Creative Commons license and should not be…

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Supply Chain Solutions to Deforestation: Evidence from Brazil

In this chapter, Natalie Walker discuss supply chain solutions to deforestation. International corporations have adopted zero-deforestation policies in groups, but can they actually make a…

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The Need to Reduce Uncertainties in Global Land Use Information

In this chapter, Steffen Fritz talks about the need to reduce uncertainties in global land-use information. Information about global pressure points can be retrieved using remote sensing information,…

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Evaluation of Public Policies for SDG 15

This chapter focuses on three of the main targets of SDG 15, which are to halt deforestation and ecosystem degradation, promote sustainable management of both terrestrial ecosystems and inland…

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Forest Certification

Forest certification is a means of ensuring that forests continue to provide ecosystem services and social benefits long-term in a way that is credible to consumers who are involved in the supply…

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Payment for Environmental Services

Payment for Environmental Services (PES), created by Ronald Coase, is a valuation concept scheme that grew out of concern about deforestation and led to wide-scale adoption of the Integrated…

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Introduction to SDG 15

This chapter provides an overview of the nine targets associated with SDG 15, which relates to terrestrial ecosystems or Life on Land. The targets focus on: preserving freshwater, sustainably…

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Social and Economic Importance of Terrestrial Ecosystems

Terrestrial ecosystems are important for social and economic reasons through both their products – such as timber, fruits, etc. – and their services – such as water vapor. Although…

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