Integrating natural capital valuation into spatial plans guiding development and conservation on the island of Sumatra, Indonesia. Partners: Stanford University, WWF.
Developing and applying an expanded mitigation approach to account for and compensate the negative impacts communities experience as a result of environmental degradation due to development. Applied framework to a case study of mining development in the Cesar Department in Colombia. Partners: Stanford University, The Nature Conservancy.
Working to (i) map and quantify risks to habitat and ecosystem services from various activities in the Northwest Atlantic; (ii) proactively incorporate visibility considerations into wind farms and other large infrastructure siting and development projects, and (iii) quantify the specific communities (people and ports) affected by changes in fishing patterns driven by climate and management. Collaborators: US Federal government, New England state and regional leaders.
Developed tools and approaches to map and value ecosystem services in diverse ecosystems and military contexts of DoD installations. Collaborator: US Department of Defense.
Using integrated watershed management for resilient development in Latin America.
Assessing the regional planning implications of Ecosystem Function Conservation Area (EFCA) designations in Hainan Island, a high value biodiversity and ecosystem service provision area that is rich in rubber plantations critical for local livelihoods. Partners: Stanford University, Chinese Academy of Sciences.