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POLICY BRIEF: Driving adoption of payments for ecosystem services through social marketing, Veracruz, Mexico

This paper, Driving adoption of payments for ecosystem services through social marketing, Veracruz reviews an area in Mexico where Payments for Ecosystem Services adoption have been slow to take off, with initial results indicate that the application of social marketing methods facilitated a social change in the Actopan municipality of Veracruz and ultimately enabled the protection of more than 1,500 hectares of previously unprotected forest. [more...]

REPORT: A Cross-Sectional, Randomized Cluster Sample Survey of Household Vulnerability to Extreme Heat among Slum Dwellers in Ahmedabad, Ind...

This study, A Cross-Sectional, Randomized Cluster Sample Survey of Household Vulnerability to Extreme Heat among Slum Dwellers in Ahmedabad, India uses randomized cluster sampling of the residents of informal settlements in Ahmedabad, India. The aim was to evaluate factors potentially associated with vulnerability to heat, a prevalent concern that is expected to worsen with climate change. [more...]

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