Stephanie Panlasigui, Jimena Rico-Straffon, Jennifer Swenson, Colby J. Loucks, Alexander Pfaff Duke Environmental & Energy Economics Working Paper Series Conservation and development agendas often are seen as in contradiction and, in the past, most forest policy was driven by only one such agenda. Yet leading conservation policies such as protected areas (PAs) increasingly are understood […]
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Cesar Delgado, Dalia Amor Conde, Joseph O. Sexton, Fernando Colchero, Jennifer J. Swenson, Alexander Pfaff Draft working paper, Duke University. Over the last three decades, the first continuous road has been paved to connect northern South America’s Atlantic and Pacific coasts. The final sections of this Inter-Oceanic Highway are now being completed through the western […]
Kenneth Broad, Alexander Pfaff, Michael. H. Glantz Climatic Change 54: 415–438, 2002 The development of seasonal-to-interannual climate predictions has spurred widespread claims that the dissemination of such forecasts will yield benefits for society. Based on the use as well as non-use of forecasts in the Peruvian fishery during the 1997–98 El Niño event, we identify: […]
Alexander Pfaff, Kenneth Broad, Michael H. Glantz NATURE|VOL 397 | 25 FEBRUARY 1999 The effective and equitable dissemination of climate forecasts is as important and challenging as their accuracy. During El Niño 1997–98, Peruvian fisheries showed the need to understand forecast use and all parties’ interests.