Money alone not enough to sustain environmental payment schemes, study finds

BOGOR, Indonesia — On paper, it is a simple premise: Improve environmental management by financially rewarding the people responsible for conservation. This concept, known as payment for ecosystem services (PES, for short), has won many supporters among policymakers desperate to achieve tangible ecological benefits with tight budgets. PES schemes are now used globally, to incentivize... Read more

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