Linking Social Norms to Efficient Conservation Investment in Payments for Ecosystem Services

Chen, X., Lupi, F., He, G., & Liu, J. (2009). Linking social norms to efficient conservation investment in payments for ecosystem services. PNAS Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 106(28), 11812-11817. doi:10.1073/pnas.0809980106.
An increasing amount of investment has been devoted to protecting and restoring ecosystem services worldwide. The efficiency of conservation investments, including payments for ec…

Commitment of Farmers to Environmental protection: From Social Pressure to Environmental Conscience

Michel-Guillou, E., & Moser, G. (2006). Commitment of farmers to environmental protection: From social pressure to environmental conscience. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 26(3), 227-235.
This study focuses on identifying the differences between traditional farmers (those who maintained traditional agricultural practices) and pro-environmental farmers (those who co…

Using Tailored Information and Public Commitment to Improve the Environmental Quality of Farm Lands: An Example from the Netherlands

Lokhorst, A.M., van Dijk, J., Staats, H., van Dijk, E., & de Snoo, G. (2010). Using tailored information and public commitment to improve the environmental quality of farm lands: An example from the Netherlands. Human Ecology, 38(1), 113-122.
By adopting nature conservation practices, farmers can enhance the environmental quality and biodiversity of their land. In this exploratory study, a behavioral intervention that …

Canada's Agricultural and Trade Policies: Implications for Rural Renewal and Biodiversity

Sopuck, R. D. (1993). Canada's agricultural and trade policies: Implications for rural renewal and biodiversity. National Round Table on the Environment and the Economy.

Population, Resources, and Environment: Implications of Human Behavioral Ecology for Conservation

Low, B. S., & Heinen, J. T. (1993). Population, resources, and environment: Implications of human behavioral ecology for conservation. Population and Environment: A Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 15, 1, 7-41.
Asserts that while humans have evolved to a state in which we can cause global extinction, we have not evolved to consider the global population our family. If human resource use …

Canadian Perceptions of Commercial Fisheries Management and Marine Mammal Conservation in the Northwest Atlantic Ocean

Kellert, S. R., Gibbs, J. P., & Wohlgenant, T. J. Canadian perceptions of commercial fisheries management and marine mammal conservation in the nortwest Atlantic Ocean. Vol. 8. 1995. 20-30.
Public attitudes toward the use of fisheries and marine mammals in the northwest Atlantic have played an influential role in recent controversies over management of these resource…

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