External stressors pose overlooked threats to environmental payment schemes

BOGOR, Indonesia—A fire rages, not only clearing large swathes of forest, but also threatening a protected area nearby. Managers are largely powerless to control the fires outside their site boundaries. A new dam is constructed on a river, starving a downstream protected wetland of the sediment and nutrients it needs to survive, so that it... Read more

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