Every Friday we round up the most interesting, inspiring or funny stories we came across while conducting research for our news stories. This week: What’s Wrong with Putting a Price on Nature?
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What’s Wrong with Putting a Price on Nature?
The concept of pricing ecosystem services and allowing them to be bought and sold has gained wide acceptance among conservationists in recent years. But does this approach merely obscure nature’s true value and put the natural world at even greater risk?
Why Globalisation is (Mostly) Green
Shipping millions of containers of stuff around the world might seem to be bad for the planet, but in the long run globalisation will help us solve our environmental problems.
Nudging the nudgers: brands, persuasion and sustainable lifestyles
The power of brands to change consumer behaviour is one of the most interesting sustainability developments for years
Recycling Helps, but It’s Not All You Can Do for the Environment
Recycling paper and glass does indeed help the environment, though experts say all of us ought to do more.
OFM Awards 2012: Cultivate London Wins Best Producer (video)
An urban farming revolution has transformed a former car park in Brentford, west London, and the lives of of the young people who work there. Ben Simpkins, Cultivate London‘s head grower, explains how the needs for local food and local jobs have been brought together.
How to fix it
Climate change needs better regulation, not more political will.
Dirkje Koene is a Copywriter for Fairfood International.
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