Scientists: Base payments for ecosystem services on scientific evidence

BOGOR, Indonesia—In an opinion article in Science magazine more than 45 scientists asked policymakers and environmental agencies to “get the science right when paying for nature’s services”. As payments for ecosystem services (PES) schemes become increasingly popular, the authors argue that weak science is often the foundation of many projects, and that rigor is often... Read more

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