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  • Report
    Determining the Status of Fish Stocks in Data-Poor Environments and Multispecies Fisheries

    Determining the Status of Fish Stocks in Data-Poor Environments and Multispecies Fisheries

    Some of the possible new World Trade Organization rules on fisheries subsidies could apply only when fish stocks are overfished or fishing is unsustainable. How can this be assessed in the context of data-poor and multispecies fisheries? Read More
  • Commentary
    Ensuring a Balance of Power in the Face of COVID-19

    Ensuring a Balance of Power in the Face of COVID-19

    Half the world’s population is subject to varying degrees of lockdown in an attempt to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. Faced with an unprecedented crisis, should governments offer solutions that sidestep requirements of transparency, accountability, and responsibility? Read More
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    An Application of the Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) Methodology: Assessing the economic value of restoring the wetlands of S'Ena Arrubia and Corru S'Ittiri-Marceddì-San Giovanni in the Gulf of Oristano in Sardinia, Italy

    An Application of the Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) Methodology: Assessing the economic value of restoring the wetlands of S'Ena Arrubia and Corru S'Ittiri-Marceddì-San Giovanni in the Gulf of Oristano in Sardinia, Italy

    This assessment uses the Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) to calculate the economic and societal value generated by the S’Ena Arrubia and Corru S’Ittiri-Marceddì-San Giovanni wetlands in the Gulf of Oristano in Sardinia, Italy. Read More
  • Report
    IGF Mining Policy Framework Assessment: Jamaica

    IGF Mining Policy Framework Assessment: Jamaica

    This report first presents Jamaica’s development, mining, and legal contexts. It then highlights the key strengths and gaps in Jamaica’s mining policies and laws across six thematic areas before making recommendations for further capacity building and reform. Read More
  • Blog
    The U.K.’s Global Tariff: A new broom sweeps green?

    The U.K.’s Global Tariff: A new broom sweeps green?

    In liberalizing the trade of dozens of environmental goods, the U.K. signals its commitment to tackling climate change. But is this enough? Read More
  • Blog
    The Environmental Consequences of COVID-19 in Fragile States

    The Environmental Consequences of COVID-19 in Fragile States

    The COVID-19 pandemic could have severe impacts on the environment in fragile states, compounding the challenges faced by their governments and their populations. But it doesn’t have to be that way. Read More
  • Blog
    We May Be in Uncharted Waters, But We Aren’t Lost at Sea

    We May Be in Uncharted Waters, But We Aren’t Lost at Sea

    When the financial crisis of 2008 hit, governments around the world began structuring stimulus plans. We can learn a lot by looking back at how effective these turned out to be. Read More
  • Briefing Note
    The Impact of COVID-19 on Employment in Mining

    The Impact of COVID-19 on Employment in Mining

    Governments must act now to foster a resilient job market in the mining sector and protect their communities’ livelihoods. Read More
  • Blog
    COVID-19 Has Changed Our Freshwater Use. We Need To Be Careful

    COVID-19 Has Changed Our Freshwater Use. We Need To Be Careful

    In an op-ed for the Ottawa Citizen, Matt McCandless argues we often take fresh water for granted, but we must protect it as usage patterns change.  Read More
  • Blog
    In Ensuring a Resilient Recovery, Will Canada Lead, Follow, or Be Left Behind?

    In Ensuring a Resilient Recovery, Will Canada Lead, Follow, or Be Left Behind?

    Canada must do more to fund a resilient recovery. IISD’s research into stimulus packages in Europe and Asia shows four areas of opportunity. Read More