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Abstract Environmentally friendly alternatives are touted as a key component of a transition towards lowering the impact of human activity on the environment. The environmental costs of these…

23 June 2022 | EfD Discussion Paper | Central America

The impact of implementing payments for ecosystem services (PES) in Costa Rica have shifted over time. The results of this research study allow us to identify when PES have had higher impacts.

17 March 2022 | Peer Reviewed | Central America

The results of this research study serve as a cautionary piece of evidence for policy makers interested in reducing electricity consumption during peak hours, which can be potentially achieved with...

4 March 2022 | Peer Reviewed | Central America

Using a spatially explicit framework with low/middle-income country coastal characteristics, we explore whether aspatial policies augment the impact of marine protected areas(MPAs)and identify when…

14 June 2022 | Peer Reviewed | Central America

Abstract Urban green spaces increase population wellbeing because they provide for recreational possibilities, as well as with many other benefits that are not related with direct use, like air…

9 August 2021 | Peer Reviewed | Central America

Highlights • Avoiding 1% of catchment's forest loss reduces chemicals use by 0.026% in Costa Rica. • Improving the turbidity by 1% decreases 0.005% aluminum sulfate needed at the water plants. • The…

1 June 2021 | Peer Reviewed | Central America

La guía busca difundir el enfoque de economía circular y proveer, tanto a los gobiernos locales de Costa Rica, como a otros actores del ámbito local, las pautas sobre cómo materializar su interés de...

16 March 2022 | Other Publications | Central America

In a randomized trial, researchers assessed whether an externally encouraged, community-based monitoring program improved water management. Although replications are needed, the results imply that...

18 March 2022 | Peer Reviewed | Central America

The purpose of this manual is to guide technicians, specially those who are working as extensionists with small and medium scale farms, through the process of supporting the implementation of the...

14 June 2022 | Other Publications | Central America

Although there is growing recognition that that extreme weather events pose significant challenges to Central American agriculture, little is known about what factors influence farmers' implementation...

16 March 2022 | Book Chapter | Central America