By Lijin Zhong and Cy Jones on June 1, 2011
This post originally appeared on The Asia Water Project website, and is reposted with permission.
These tables serve as a reference document containing the key design elements of nutrient trading programs in four Chesapeake Bay states: Maryland, Pennsylvania,
Virginia, and West Virginia.
WRI identifies 13 new eutrophic areas around the world.
Research Identifies 530 Coastal “Dead Zones” and 228 Marine Eutrophic Sites
This working paper evaluates the opportunities for Pennsylvania farms to sell nutrient credits in a proposed nutrient trading program in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.
This working paper evaluates the opportunities for Maryland farms to sell nutrient credits in a proposed nutrient trading program in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.
The federal commitment to develop and support environmental markets could have national significance.
This working paper evaluates the opportunities for Virginia farms to sell nutrient credits in a proposed nutrient trading program in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.
This working paper describes the rationale for nutrient trading in the Chesapeake Bay region and estimates the economic benefits, including potential benefits to the agriculture, wastewater, and stormwater sectors.
Nutrient pollution emerges as one of the greatest threats to water quality.
A new Fact Sheet on nutrient trading in the Chesapeake Bay region covers issues such as potential costs and revenues, and how farmers and other stakeholders can benefit.
Mindy Selman, Suzie Greenhalgh
This policy note provides an overview of the range of actions,
policies, and institutions around the globe that address nutrient
pollution and eutrophication.
Mindy Selman and Suzie Greenhalgh
This policy note provides a snapshot of the sources of nutrient
pollution and the corresponding socioeconomic drivers that
are increasing nutrient levels in our waterways.
The World Resources Institute (WRI) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced a collaboration to deliver improved science and practical tools to help companies and governments protect ecosystems and address climate change.
When it comes to allocating money for conservation, reverse auctions can help governments get the biggest bang for their buck.
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