Environmental Benefits of Conservation

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Beyond the Source: The Environmental, Economic, and Community Benefits of Source Water Protection

Authors: Abell R., et al.
Organizations/Sources: The Nature Conservancy
New report analyzes 4,000 cities to demonstrate the health, climate and biodiversity benefits of source water protection
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Jul 03, 2019
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Economic Benefits of Land Conservation: A Guide

The conservation of natural lands and of working farms and forests can generate financial returns, both to governments and individuals, and create significant cost savings. [Print version of ConservationTools.org guide]
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Jul 30, 2020
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Environmental Benefits of Agricultural Lands

Authors: Don Stuart
Organizations/Sources: American Farmland Trust
The loss of agricultural lands destroys key values that are critically important to the environment. Farmland loss is damaging both for fish and wildlife and for environmental qualities needed for human health and safety.
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Jan 11, 2018
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Family Forests: Vanishing Pieces of the Puzzle

Organizations/Sources: United States Forest Service
Report shows that family woodlands in the United States store 14 billion tons of carbon.
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Nov 05, 2019
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Natural Climate Solutions for the United States

Organizations/Sources: The Nature Conservancy
Groundbreaking study analyzes the potential of 21 natural solutions—such as growing taller trees, preserving grassland, and improve agricultural practices—to store carbon and reduce greenhouse-gas emissions.
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Jul 02, 2019
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