Inclusion of local values underpins success of payments for ecosystem services – read more in UHERO Environmentʻs new publication

UHERO Environment’s Leah Bremer is lead author on a new interdisciplinary publication, “Embedding local values in Payments for Ecosystem Services for transformative change,” which is part of a special issue in Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability synthesizing findings from the International Platform for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) Values Assessment. The authors find that integrating diverse values, combined with substantive decision-making power by local communities, strengthens social and environmental outcomes of Payments for Ecosystem Services.


Bremer, Leah L., et al. “Embedding local values in Payments for Ecosystem Services for transformative change.” Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability 64 (2023): 101354.

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