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  • Author:
    James N. Levitt
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    1558442073
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    978-1558442078
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    Lincoln Institute of Land Policy; 2 edition (January 24, 2010)
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    256 pages
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As goes Zapallar, so goes progress on conservation initiatives across the region.

p. cm. Papers presented at a conference held in Valdivia, Chile, in Ja. 009. ISBN 978-1-55844-207-8 1. Nature -Finance-Congresses. As goes Zapallar, so goes progress on conservation initiatives across the region. Each of the inventive approaches to conservation finance considered at the conference appears to have benefited from one or more of its objectives: to build capacity, to frame policy, and to disseminate innovation on conservation finance across the Western Hemisphere.

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Publisher: Island Press. Attendees included senior executives of global conservation groups that had completed deals protecting hundreds of thousands of hectares, as well as first-year college students.

Paul E. Simons, James N. Levitt. The history of significant advances in conservation and environmental protection reflects ebbs and flows of activity. Over the past 150 years, the United States has seen opportunities arise to create landmark change in conservation and environmental policy and practice every 30 to 40 years. Now, as evidence of global warming becomes ever more undeniable, the entire international community seems poised to take meaningful action to achieve economic, social, and environmental security

Conservation Finance Forum - a collaborative initiative which aims to bring together information resources and a community of practice around the topic of conservation finance.

Conservation Finance Forum - a collaborative initiative which aims to bring together information resources and a community of practice around the topic of conservation finance. Global Environment Facility - a global partnership among 178 countries, international institutions, non-governmental organizations (NGOs), and the private sector to address global environmental issues while supporting national sustainable development initiatives.

Countours of Conservation Finance in the United States at the Turn of the Twentyfirst Century

Countours of Conservation Finance in the United States at the Turn of the Twentyfirst Century. 37. State and Local Government Funding of Land Conservation What is the Full Potential? 51. External Revolving Loan Funds Expanding Interim Financing for Land Conservation. 73. Employing Limited Development Strategies to Finance Land Conservation and CommunityBased Development Projects. Библиографические данные.

Conservation financing options vary by source from public, private, and nonprofit funders; by type from loans, to grants, to tax incentives, to market mechanisms; and by scale ranging from federal to state, national to local.

Finally, a comprehensive book on land conservation financing for community.

Massachusetts: Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, 2010. Massachusetts: Lincoln Institute of Land Policy, 2010. Finally, a comprehensive book on land conservation financing for community.

As the challenge of global climate change intensifies, environmentalists have called for redoubled efforts to preserve forests and ecosystems that are critical in balancing greenhouse gas emissions. Conservation finance is the subject of this volume, based on a conference held in January 2009 in Chile attended by more than 100 conservationists and policy makers, to consider methods to find financial capital – as well as human, social, and natural capital – to steward the earth’s resources for future generations. Conservation finance innovations are central to protecting ecosystems, and Chile has an ambitious program of land conservation involving public-private partnerships, incentives, and a legal framework undergirding financing mechanisms. The contributors to Conservation Capital in the Americas include some of the leading thinkers on conservation finance in the world, who asked: Where do we find the money, the talent, and the political will to do the jobs necessary to address complex threats to ecosystems that provide a spectrum of essential services that sustain life? The answers suggest the need for carefully crafted solutions in conservation finance, to fit different local land ownership patterns, political contexts, and economic conditions. The volume, edited by James N. Levitt, director of the Program on Conservation Innovation at the Harvard Forest, Harvard University, and a research fellow at the Ash Institute for Democratic Governance and Innovation at Harvard Kennedy School, details new approaches in conservation finance, from the art of conservation deal-making to the practice of sustainable development, that are being invented and implemented around the world.Conservation finance innovations are presented through case studies in pairs, from North America and Latin America, for each of seven topics: conservation finance efforts in Chile and New England; tax-related initiatives in Massachusetts (the Community Preservation Act) and in Chile (the Private Lands Conservation Initiative); conservation finance through limited development; financing sustainable development; conservation investment banking; carbon-related ecosystem services; and noncarbon ecosystem services.

Kecq
What I like about this book is how compelling the narrative unfolds in each chapter. By the end, you understand the background, history, challenges, successes and lessons for a variety of initiatives that people are creating to finance forest conservation in South and North America. I knew a bit about some of the finance strategies included, like the Community Preservation Act, but I knew nothing about the exciting strides that Chileans are pursuing in their own country. I appreciated how the authors linked the life cycle of conservation innovation in Chile, for example, to what occurred in the US in the 60's and 70's. I also found that I enjoyed learning more about the beginnings of the Open Space Institute and the adventurous spirit of The Nature Conservancy, two groups I know of, but not in those ways. Finally, the book enhanced my level of hopeful pragmatism. I learned more about the Van Eck forest. I learned about how the Pacific Forest Trust demonstrated that forest management can measurably support climate protection and produce an increase in revenues. These and other stories have given me some ideas for a project I am working on. And that relates to perhaps this book's greatest value. If you are interested in learning more about how we can assign value to forests and their services and with that, generate revenues that can be used to conserve them, you need to read this book.
Phallozs Dwarfs
As one old enough to recall the beginnings of "labor economics," "transportation economics," and "environmental economics," Levitt's important book comes as a welcome, timely, and inspiring event. Not a systematic treatment of the field but a series of case studies that cross economic sectors and international boundaries, the edited volume bursts with energy and creative ways to safeguard and steward the land and its abundant values to society. In its broad scope, the collection effectively conveys a new and needed consciousness of land conservation not for its own sake, but for its necessary contribution to sustainable development for the benefit of human populations. It is an important addition to the growing library of this new and needed field.

Richard Barringer, Chair
Commission on Land Conservation
New England Governors Conference, Inc.
Mr.mclav
I was present at the conference on "Conservation Capital in the Americas." This book reflects the reality of the presentations that will influence the practice of conservation finance for decades.