Linden Trust for Conservation

In the course of our initiatives, the following publications have been produced with our funding.

Environmental Markets

Reductions in Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation ("REDD")

Ricketts et al., Indigenous Lands, Protected Areas, and Slowing Climate Change, PLoS Biology, 2010.

Union of Concerned Scientists, Estimating the Cost and Potential of Reducing Emissions from Deforestation, 2008

Woods Hole Research Center, The Costs and Benefits of Reducing Carbon Emissions from Deforestation and Forest Degradation in the Brazilian Amazon, 2007


A Market-Based Approach to Nutrient Pollution in the Chesapeake Bay

Chesapeake Bay Commission, Nutrient Credit Trading for the Chesapeake Bay: An Economic Study, 2012.

Chesapeake Bay Commission, Nutrient Credit Trading for the Chesapeake Bay: An Economic Study — Executive Summary, 2012.

World Resources Institute, Comparison Tables of State Nutrient Trading Programs in the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, 2011

World Resources Institute, How Nutrient Trading Could Help Restore the Chesapeake Bay, 2010

World Resources Institute, How Baywide Nutrient Trading Could Benefit Virginia Farms, 2010

World Resources Institute, How Baywide Nutrient Trading Could Benefit Maryland Farms, 2010

World Resources Institute, How Baywide Nutrient Trading Could Benefit Pennsylvania Farms, 2010

World Resources Institute, Eutrophication: Sources and Drives of Nutrient Pollution, 2009

World Resources Institute, Eutrophication: Policies, Actions, and Strategies to Address Nutrient Pollution, 2009

World Resources Institute, Water Quality Trading Programs: An International Overview, 2009

World Resources Institute, Eutrophication and Hypoxia in Coastal Areas: A Global Assessment of the State of Knowledge, 2008


Reducing Carbon Emissions from Coastal Ecosystems ("Blue Carbon")

Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions at Duke University, Coastal Blue Carbon and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change: Current Status and Future Directions, 2012

Linwood Pendleton et al., Estimating Global "Blue Carbon" Emissions from Conversion and Degradation of Vegetated Coastal Ecosystems, PLOS One, 2012

International Union for Conservation of Nature, Climate Change Mitigation Activities in Coastal Ecosystems: Recommendations for the UNFCCC Processes, 2012

Juha Siikamaki, James Sanchirico, et al., Global Economic Potential for Reducing Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Mangrove Loss, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2012

Roger Ullman, Vasco Bilbao-Bastida and Gabriel Grimsditch, Including Blue Carbon in Climate Market Mechanisms, Ocean and Coastal Management, 2012

International Union for Conservation of Nature, Blue Carbon Policy Framework 2.0: Executive Summary, 2012

Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions at Duke University, Financing Options for Blue Carbon, 2011

Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions at Duke University, Green Payments for Blue Carbon: Economic Incentives for Protecting Threatened Coastal Habitats, 2011

Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions at Duke University, State of the Science on Coastal Blue Carbon: A Summary for Policy Makers, 2011

Climate Focus, Blue Carbon Policy Options Assessment, 2011

 

Climate-Change Mitigation Beyond the "Cap"

World Resources Institute, The Role of Domestic Offsets in U.S. Climate Policy and the Importance of Program Design, 2009

World Resources Institute, How Realistic Are Expectations for the Role of Greenhouse Gas Offsets in U.S. Climate Policy?  An Examination of Offset Supply Analyses, 2009

Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions at Duke University, Offsets: An Important Piece of the Climate Policy Puzzle, 2008

 

Conservation Finance

Larry Linden, Steve McCormick, Ivan Barkhorn, Roger Ullman, Guillermo Castilleja, Dan Winterson, & Lee Green, A Big Deal for Conservation, Stanford Social Innovation Review, Summer 2012.

Redstone Strategy Group, Project Finance for Permanence: Lessons from Landscape-Scale Conservation Deals, 2011

Redstone Strategy Group, Project Finance for Permanence:Assessments of Three Landscape-Scale Conservation Deals: ARPA, Great Bear, and Forever Costa Rica, 2011.

 

ARPA for Life

Larry Linden & Guillermo Castilleja, Collective Impact for Conservation: How effective collaboration led to the largest conservation deal in history, Stanford Social Innovation Review, June 16, 2014

Forever Costa Rica

The Nature Conservancy, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Linden Trust for Conservation and Walton Family Foundation, Forever Costa Rica Project Report, 2011

The Nature Conservancy, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, Linden Trust for Conservation and Walton Family Foundation, Forever Costa Rica Executive Summary, 2010