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High and far: biases in the location of protected areas.
(PLoS One, 2009-12-14)
BACKGROUND: About an eighth of the earth's land surface is in protected areas (hereafter "PAs"), most created during the 20(th) century. Natural landscapes are critical for species persistence and PAs can play a major role ...
Reduction in urinary arsenic levels in response to arsenic mitigation efforts in Araihazar, Bangladesh.
(Environ Health Perspect, 2007-06)
BACKGROUND: There is a need to identify and evaluate an effective mitigation program for arsenic exposure from drinking water in Bangladesh. OBJECTIVE: We evaluated the effectiveness of a multifaceted mitigation program ...
Costa Rica's payment for environmental services program: intention, implementation, and impact.
(Conserv Biol, 2007-10)
We evaluated the intention, implementation, and impact of Costa Rica's program of payments for environmental services (PSA), which was established in the late 1990s. Payments are given to private landowners who own land ...
Can information alone change behavior? Response to arsenic contamination of groundwater in Bangladesh
(Journal of Development Economics, 2007-11-01)
We study how effectively information induces Bangladeshi households to avoid a health risk. The response to information is large and rapid; knowing that the household's well water has an unsafe concentration of arsenic raises ...
Road Investments, Spatial Intensification and Deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon
(Journal of Regional Science, 2007-02)