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Natural Resource Governance around the World

Protect the environment and ecological balances

What is at stake with this resource

The loss and degradation of natural resources and multiple forms of life is so massive and accelerated that it has become a severe threat to the survival of all humanity.

Deforestation in the Bolivian Amazon. Pando, 2009. © AGTER

The planetary-scale imbalances are especially apparent with climate change, the loss of living species at an unprecedented pace, the sharp reduction in the oceans’ ability to support life, massive water pollution, rapid degradation of agricultural soils, and the disappearance of forest.

How to sustainably manage these resources?

This challenge is specified by a list of subjects, presented on the right of this page. By clicking on each of them, you can access documents on this site which will help either specify their nature or help you build your own answers.

Sustainable forest management


Scientific articles

Papers / Documents for wide distribution

Research Papers

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