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A Dam-Building Boom is Transforming the Brazilian Amazon

Philip Fearnside is one of the greatest authorities in the world of environmental knowledge about the Amazon. He is a member of the International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE). Brazil is in the midst of a dam-building spree in the … Continue reading

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Two New Books Relevant for Ecological Economists in Latin America

Two new books relevant to Ecological Economists in Latin America have been published in México and Argentina. The first one is edited by members of the Mesoamerican and Caribbean Society for Ecological Economics, Aleida Azamar, Salvador Peniche and Dario Escobar. … Continue reading

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Transformational Change in Environmental and Natural Resource Management

Transformational Change in Environmental and Natural Resource Management Guidelines for policy excellence Edited by Mike Young, Christine Esau About the Book The aim of this book is to catalyse global interest in the pursuit of transformational changes in natural resource … Continue reading

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Sustainability and the Art of Long-term Thinking

Publication new Book “Sustainability and the Art of Long-term Thinking” by Bernd Klauer, Reiner Manstetten, Thomas Petersen, Johannes Schiller Dealing with time is intimately linked to sustainability, because sustainability, at its core, involves long-term ethical claims. To live up to … Continue reading

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Publication of new Book on “Social Ecology”

Social Ecology Society-Nature Relations across Time and Space Editors: Helmut Haberl, Marina Fischer-Kowalski, Fridolin Krausmann, Verena Winiwarte A new book on “Social Ecology”. It represents something rare; a continuity of theoretical thinking across three decades, shared by a team of … Continue reading

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Are you reading these?

Most Downloaded Articles The most downloaded articles from Ecological Economics in the last 90 days. Human and nature dynamics (HANDY): Modeling inequality and use of resources in the collapse or sustainability of societies Safa Motesharrei | Jorge Rivas | … … Continue reading

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Announcing a new publishing venue on ethics and economics

The Journal of Business Ethics, a journal in on the Financial Times (FT 45) list for the ranking of research in business schools, has invited Julie Nelson to be the inaugural editor of a new Section on “Business Ethics and Economics.” This section invites … Continue reading

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Vernon Press – Call for book or chapter proposals

Call for book or chapter proposals: Vernon Press launches a series in “Economic Methodology” Vernon Press invites book proposals on economic methods, broadly construed. All economics-based schools of thought are encouraged to submit. Other disciplines are encouraged to submit, as … Continue reading

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Science Direct | Top 25 Hottest Articles

Economics, Econometrics and Finance Ecological Economics October to December 2015 Update on the environmental and economic costs associated with alien-invasive species in the United States Article Ecological Economics, Volume 52, Issue 3, Pages 273-288 Pimentel, David; Zuniga, Rodolfo; Morrison, Doug A … Continue reading

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Top 25 Hottest Articles for July – September 2015

Top 25 Hottest Articles Economics, Econometrics and Finance Ecological Economics July to September 2015 Defining and classifying ecosystem services for decision making Article Ecological Economics, Volume 68, Issue 3, Pages 643-653 Fisher, Brendan; Turner, R. Kerry; Morling, Paul A typology for … Continue reading

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Paper on Family Planning and Carbon Emissions

23 November 2015 Research recently commissioned in partnership with Lancaster University has revealed that investing in family planning services is an even more cost-effective way to abate carbon dioxide emissions than previously thought. Reducing future energy demand by preventing unwanted births … Continue reading

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Limits of Economic and Social Knowledge

Insightful new book by Stephen DeCanio Limits of Economic and Social Knowledge Stephen J. DeCanio It might seem that contemporary economic theory offers a scientific account of choice among alternatives. Yet this is only superficially the case; the behavior of … Continue reading

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Handbook of Ecological Economics

Edited by Joan Martínez-Alier, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, Spain and Roldan Muradian, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil ‘This volume is a much-needed addition to the literature on ecological economics. The essays in this volume represent a return to the basic ontological … Continue reading

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Science Direct 2014 Top 25 Hottest Articles

Economics, Econometrics and Finance Ecological EconomicsJanuary to December 2014 full year 1. A typology for the classification, description and valuation of ecosystem functions, goods and services • ArticleEcological Economics, Volume 41, Issue 3, Pages 393-408de Groot, Rudolf S; Wilson, Matthew … Continue reading

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New Book: Sustainable Economics

New book Sustainable EconomicsContext, Challenges and Opportunities for the 21st Century Practitioner. (Greenleaf Publishing) Targeted at enabling the modern business student and practitioner to disentangle the complex debate relating to sustainability, this book provides the tools necessary to lead their … Continue reading

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