Design Alternatives for Evaluating the Impact of Conservation Projects

This chapter discusses a range of design options to evaluate conservation interventions and the different results they produce. As alternatives to experimental and quasi-experimental design and the use of counterfactuals, these evaluation design options consider the...

Is Our Project Succeeding?

This guide describes the Threat Reduction Assessment (TRA) approach – a low-cost, practical alternative for assessing conservation project success.  It is based on data collected through simple techniques, directly related to project interventions, and readily...

Sustainability through Computing

Bill Tomlinson’s book, Greening Through IT: Information Technology for Environmental Sustainability promotes the use of informatics to help us live greener lives. This book review by Nick Salafsky suggests that the book could be enhanced by following interactive...

Rendimiento Máximo

En años recientes, la agricultura sostenible ha sido promocionada como una herramienta eficaz para reducir la deforestación en áreas tropicales. El presente análisis explora las condiciones bajo las cuales, por medio de la agricultura sostenible, se puede lograr la...