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      Uncertainties in the value and opportunity costs of pollination services 

      Magrach, A; Champetier, A; Krishnan, S.; Boreux, V.; Ghazoul, J. (British Ecological Society, 2019)
      Pollination is an ecosystem service that directly contributes to agricultural production, and can therefore provide a strong incentive to conserve natural habitats that support pollinator populations. However, we have yet ...
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      Understanding risks in the light of uncertainty: low-probability, high-impact coastal events in cities 

      Abadie, Luis María; Galarraga, Ibon; Sainz de Murieta, Elisa (Environmental Research Letters, 2017-01-17)
      A quantification of present and future mean annual losses due to extreme coastal events can be crucial for adequate decision making on adaptation to climate change in coastal areas around the globe. However, this approach ...
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      Unexplained hydrogen isotope offsets complicate the identification and quantification of tree water sources in a riparian forest 

      Barbeta, A.; Jones, S.P.; Clavé, L.; Wingate, L.; Gimeno, T.E.; Fréjaville, B.; Wohl, S.; Ogee, J. (EGU Publications, 2019)
      We investigated plant water sources of an emblematic refugial population of Fagus sylvatica (L.) in the Ciron river gorges in south-western France using stable water isotopes. It is generally assumed that no isotopic ...
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      Unravelling Antarctica’s past through the stratigraphy of a deep ice core: an image-analysis study of the EPICA-DML line-scan images 

      Morcillo Juliani, G.; Faria, S.H.; Kipfstuhl, S. (Elsevier, 2020)
      Polar ice research has undergone great progress in the last six decades. One of its recent technological achievements has been the development of new techniques for digital image recording and analysis of ice-core stratigraphy ...
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      Urban green space: creating a triple win for environmental sustainability, health, and health equity through behavior change 

      Kruizse, H.; Van der, Vliet, N.; Staatsen, B.; Bell, R.; Chiabai, A.; Muiños, G.; Higgins, S.; Quiroga, S.; Martinez-Juarez, P.; Yngwe, M.A.; Tsichlas, F.; Karnaki, P.; Lima, M.L.; de Jalón, S.G.; Khan, M.; Morris, G.; Stegeman, I. (MDPI, 2019)
      Urbanization, costs of green space maintenance, and diminishing connection between people and nature all exert pressures on urban green space. This is regrettable as green space has the potential to create wins for ...
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      Valuation of Real Options in Crude Oil Production 

      Abadie, Luis María; Chamorro Gómez, José Manuel (MDPI, 2017-08-17)
      Oil producers are going through a hard period. They have a number of real options at their disposal. This paper addresses the valuation of two of them: the option to delay investment and the option to abandon a producing ...
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      Valuing a Natura 2000 network site to inform land use options using a discrete choice experiment: An illustration from the Basque Country 

      Hoyos Ramos, David; Mariel Chladkova, Petr; Pascual, Unai; Etxano Gandariasbeitia, Iker (Elsevier, 2012)
      One of the main problems that public institutions face in the management of protected areas, such as the European Natura 2000 network, is determining how to design and implement sustainable management plans that account ...
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      Valuing deaths or years of life lost? Economic benefits of avoided mortality from early heat warning systems 

      Chiabai, A.; Spadaro, J.V.; Neumann, M.B. (Springer, 2018)
      The study aims to explore the main drivers influencing the economic appraisal of heat warning systems by integrating epidemiological modelling and benefit-cost analysis. To shed insights on heat wave mortality valuation, ...
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      Valuing Expansions of the Electricity Transmission Network under Uncertainty: The Binodal Case 

      Abadie, Luis María; Chamorro Gómez, José Manuel (MDPI, 2011-10)
      Transmission investments are currently needed to meet an increasing electricity demand, to address security of supply concerns, and to reach carbon-emissions targets. A key issue when assessing the benefits from an expanded ...
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      Valuing nature’s contributions to people: the IPBES approach 

      Pascual, Unai; Balvanera, Patricia; Díaz, Sandra; Pataki, György; Roth, Eva; Stenseke, Marie; Watson, Robert T.; Dessane, Esra Başak; Islar, Mine; Kelemen, Eszter; Maris, Virginie; Quaas, Martin; Subramanian, Suneetha M; Wittmer, Heidi; Adlan, Asia; Ahn, SoEun; Al-Hafedh, Yousef S.; Amankwah, Edward; Asah, Stanley T.; Berry, Pam; Bilgin, Adem; Breslow, Sara J.; Bullock, Craig; Cáceres, Daniel; Daly-Hassen, Hamed; Figueroa, Eugenio; Golden, Christopher D.; Gómez-Baggethun, E; González-Jiménez, David; Houdet, Joël; Keune, Hans; Kumar, Ritesh; Ma, Keping; May, Peter H.; Mead, Aroha; O’Farrell, Patrick; Pandit, Ram; Pengue, Walter; Pichis-Madruga, Ramón; Popa, Florin; Preston, Susan; Pacheco-Balanza, Diego; Saarikoski, Heli; Strassburg, Bernardo B.; Van den Belt, Marjan; Verma, Madhu; Wickson, Fern; Yagi, Noboyuki (Elsevier, 2017-06)
      Nature is perceived and valued in starkly different and often conflicting ways. This paper presents the rationale for the inclusive valuation of nature's contributions to people (NCP) in decision making, as well as broad ...
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      We agree with Larkin et al. 2019: Restoration is context specific 

      Jones, H.P.; Jones, P.C.; Barbier, E.B.; Blackburn, R.C.; Rey, Benayas, J.M.; Holl, K.D.; McCrackin, M.; Meli, P.; Montoya, D.; Mateos, D.M. (Royal Society B-Biological Sciences, 2019)
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      What can conservation strategies learn from the ecosystem services approach? Insights from ecosystem assessments in two Spanish protected areas 

      García Llorente, Marina.; Harrison, P.A.; Berry, P.; Palomo, Ignacio; Gómez Baggethun, Erik; Iniesta Arandia, Irene.; Montes del Olmo, Carlos.; García del Amo, David; Martín López, Berta (Springer, 2018)
      Biodiversity conservation strategies that overlook the interests of local people are prone to create conflicts. The ecosystem service approach holds potential for more comprehensively integrating the social dimension into ...
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      When we cannot have it all: Ecosystem services trade-offs in the context of spatial planning 

      Turkelboom, F.; Leone, M.; Jacobs, S.; Kelemen, E.; García-Llorente, M.; Baró, F.; Termansen, M.; Barton, D.N.; Berry, P.; Stange, E.; Thoonen, M.; Kalóczkai, Á.; Vadineanu, A.; Castro, A.J.; Czúcz, B.; Röckmann, C.; Wurbs, D.; Odee, D.; Preda, E.; Gómez-Baggethun, E.; Rusch, G.M.; Pastur, G.M.; Palomo, I.; Dick, J.; Casaer, J.; van Dijk, J.; Priess, J.A.; Langemeyer, J.; Mustajoki, J.; Kopperoinen, L.; Baptist, M.J.; Peri, P.L.; Mukhopadhyay, R.; Aszalós, R.; Roy, S.B.; Luque, S.; Rusch, V. (Elsevier, 2018)
      Spatial planning has to deal with trade-offs between various stakeholders wishes and needs as part of planning and management of landscapes, natural resources and/or biodiversity. To make ecosystem services (ES) trade-off ...
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      Why do some economies benefit more from climate finance than others? A case study on North-to-South financial flows 

      Román, M.V.; Arto, I.; Ansuategi Cobo, José Alberto (The International Input Output Association, 2018)
      The Copenhagen and Paris Agreements, in which developed countries committed to mobilise USD 100 billion a year by 2020, indicate that climate finance will continue to grow. Even though economic development is not the aim ...