Sep 2018
Author(s): Corral, Leonardo; Schling, Maja
This paper presents the first rigorous empirical evidence of the impact of a large hydrocarbon project in both its economic and environmental dimension. Concentrating on Peru’s largest hydrocarbon…
Aug 2018
Author(s): Hanauer, Merlin
Protected areas are fundamental to reaching the goals laid out as a part of the recent Sustainable Development Goals. Recognition of the importance of protected areas from policy makers,…
Dec 2017
Author(s): Blackman, Allen
Rapid deforestation remains a pressing problem in much of the global South and has severe environmental and socioeconomic consequences. Policies aimed at addressing this problem have historically…
Nov 2016
Author(s): Banerjee, Onil; Cicowiez, Martin; Vargas, Renato; Horridge, Mark
This paper develops and operationalizes the Integrated Economic-Environmental Modelling (IEEM) platform which integrates environmental data organized under the first international standard for…
May 2016
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Ramos, María Clara; Paredes, Juan Roberto; Bolivar, Ángela; Wilches-Chaux, Gustavo
We do not live in a vacuum. Instead, we are connected to innumerable other living entities, and our individual vantage point is only one among many. When we hear people talk about protecting the…
May 2016
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Ramos, María Clara; Paredes, Juan Roberto; Bolivar, Ángela; Wilches-Chaux, Gustavo
Los seres humanos no existimos en la nada sino que siempre estamos inmersos en algún paisaje. Observamos a quienes están a nuestro alrededor y al paisaje que lo conforma y simultáneamente los demás…
May 2016
Author(s): Quiroga, Ricardo; Perazza, Maria Claudia; Corderi, David; Banerjee, Onil; Cotta, Jamie; Watkins, Graham George; López Sancho, José Luis
This work is divided in three parts. The first is an assessment of thepresent state of performance in the management of the environment and
the natural capital of the region. This section will…
May 2016
Author(s): Quiroga, Ricardo; Perazza, Maria Claudia; Corderi, David; Banerjee, Onil; Cotta, Jamie; Watkins, Graham George; López Sancho, José Luis
Este trabajo se divide en tres partes, además de esta introducción. En primerlugar se presenta un diagnóstico sobre el estado actual del desempeño de
la gestión ambiental y del capital natural…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Ramos, María Clara; Paredes, Juan Roberto; Bolivar, Ángela; Wilches-Chaux, Gustavo
"We are mostly water." True or false? Strange as it may seem, it's true! Our bodies are 75 percent water. In fact, some animals such as jellyfish are up to 99 percent water - about the…
Dec 2015
Author(s): Näslund-Hadley, Emma; Ramos, María Clara; Paredes, Juan Roberto; Bolivar, Ángela; Wilches-Chaux, Gustavo
En gran parte, somos agua ¿Verdadero o falso? Por extraño que suene ¡Es verdad! Nuestros cuerpos están constituidos en un 75% por agua. De hecho, hay animales como las medusas cuyos organismos pueden…
Nov 2014
Author(s): Miranda, Juan José; Corral, Leonardo; Blackman, Allen; Asner, Gregory; Lima, Eirivelthon
Protected areas are a cornerstone of forest conservation in developing countries. Yet we know little about their effects on forest cover change or the socioeconomic status of local communities, and…
Sep 2013
Author(s): Funaro, Rita
This issue of IDEA covers some of the IDB's recent research on climate change, including efforts on both the mitigation and adaptation fronts. That research includes both surprising findings…
Sep 2013
Author(s): Funaro, Rita
Este número de IDEA trata algunas de las recientes investigaciones del BID sobre el cambio climático, incluyendo los esfuerzos tanto en el frente de la mitigación como de la adaptación. Esa…
Aug 2013
Author(s): Weinschelbaum, Federico; Puente, Manuel; Galiani, Sebastián
Latin America has a comparative advantage in deforestation compared to other forms of climate change mitigation. Thus, to the extent that Latin America should engage in mitigation, the optimal…
Apr 2013
Author(s): Vergara, Walter; Rios, Ana R.; Galindo Paliza, Luis Miguel; Gutman, Pablo; Isbell, Paul; Suding, Paul Hugo; Samaniego, Joseluis
This book is a joint effort lead by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) in collaboration with the Economic Commission of Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF…
Apr 2013
Author(s): Vergara, Walter; Rios, Ana R.; Galindo Paliza, Luis Miguel; Gutman, Pablo; Isbell, Paul; Suding, Paul Hugo; Samaniego, Joseluis
El presente informe surge en el contexto de la Conferencia de las Naciones Unidas sobre el Desarrollo Sostenible que tuvo lugar en Río de Janeiro del 20 al 22 de junio de 2012. Aborda una realidad…
Dec 1999
Author(s): Jaramillo, Carlos Felipe; Kelly, Thomas
En el presente documento se analiza la vinculación entre los derechos de propiedad y la deforestación en América Latina. Según ese análisis, hay dos esferas separadas en que las cuestiones…
Apr 1999
Author(s): Dourojeanni, Marc J.
Included in this working paper is a discussion of the history of deforestation and forest degradation in Latin America and policy recommendations towards conserving natural forests. The author argues…
Apr 1999
Author(s): Simula, Markku
This paper is an attempt to clarify some of the key issues on trade and environment in the forestry sector. The two main emerging issues in the international trade of forest products within Latin…