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2019 Natural Capital Symposium

March 18-21 at Stanford University

What We’re Up To

Catch up on news and events at The Natural Capital Project.

Investment in renewable energy could save tropical rivers

The key to saving the planet’s tropical rivers lies in investing in renewable energy technologies such as solar and wind power rather than building large hydropower dams, argue Natural Capital Project postdoctoral fellow and hydrologist Rafael Schmidt and colleagues in a commentary published today in Nature.

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Are coffee farms for the birds? Yes and no.

Apr 29, 2019Much is known about coffee plantations’ effects on Costa Rica’s agricultural landscape, but their impacts on nature–specifically tropical bird biodiversity–have largely remained a mystery until now.  While some coffee plantations are able to host a...

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