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Global Value Chains

In this chapter, Professor Sachs discusses the movement of products long distances through multinational companies, as well as the challenges presented by the global scales of production for many…

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Putting Sustainable Forest Management Into Action

This chapter serves as a conclusion to the course From the Ground Up: Managing and Preserving Our Terrestrial Ecosystems. Professor Virgilio Viana invites students to be active actors in taking care…

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The Cost of Inaction

Peter May profiles different frameworks for evaluating the sustainability of terrestrial ecosystems. One such framework is the Pressure-State-Response Framework (PSR), which has to do with the…

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Terrestrial and Inland Freshwater Ecosystems, Part I

This chapter looks into different types of terrestrial and inland freshwater ecosystems and differing definitions of ecosystems, including: A human-determined transition between different types of…

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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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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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