Land, Water, and Nature
Our Land, Water, and Nature Program works to build healthy and productive natural systems that are resilient to a changing climate and support a thriving economy.
Examining the threats posed to the diversity of species
Disasters, Resilience, and Adaptation
Building resilience and adapting to a changing world
Earth Observations and Space
Quantifying the benefits of earth observations
Developing environmental management solutions
Evaluating global fisheries management programs and policies
Evaluating regional forest management policies, considering costs and goals
Public and Private Lands
Examining the way natural, rural, and urban land is used and managed
Informing effective water management policies, from water rights to quality
Report — Sep 4, 2019
Environmental Projects in Urban Areas: Analysis to Support Corps of Engineers Project Planning and Budgeting
This report describes US Army Corps of Engineers planning and budget justification practices in coastal and estuarine environments—with a focus on urban settings—and explores the current and potential application of ecosystem services analysis to Corps decisionmaking.
Journal Article — Aug 9, 2019
Classifying fishing behavioral diversity using high-frequency movement data
An approach to effective fisheries management where “big data” routinely collected by many fisheries agencies can be used in a data-driven framework to classify fishers into discrete behavioral types.
Journal Article — Aug 2, 2019
Evaluating Payments for Watershed Services Programs in the United States
A review of 15 forest watershed protection programs in the United States
Webinar — Jan 17, 2019
Using the Social Cost of Carbon to Value Earth Observing Systems
Presented at the RFF-CMCC European Institute
Workshop/Seminar — Dec 4, 2018
Measuring the Cost: Exploring the Impacts of Water Pollution
Resources for the Future and the Atkinson Center for a Sustainable Future of Cornell University host Measuring the Cost: Exploring the Impacts of Water Pollution.
Workshop/Seminar — Sep 25, 2018
Exploring the Future of the Endangered Species Act
This event explored what the future of the Endangered Species Act means for our environment and economy.
Press Release — Aug 27, 2019
New Episode of Resources Radio on the Role of Forests in Energy and Climate Solutions, with Robert Bonnie
Robert Bonnie and Daniel Raimi discuss forests, forest products and bioenergy, and carbon sinks in this podcast from Resources Radio.
Media Highlight — Aug 22, 2019
"The case for ‘managed retreat’ in the face of climate change"
Margaret Walls is quoted in a Cosmos Magazine article on 'managed retreat' as a response to climate change.
Press Release — Aug 20, 2019
New Episode of Resources Radio on the Trump Administration's Proposed Changes to the Endangered Species Act, with Ya-Wei Li
In this podcast, Ya-Wei Li discusses the Trump administration's proposed changes to the Endangered Species Act.