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The DNA sequence of the human X chromosome
The human X chromosome has a unique biology that was shaped by its evolution as the sex chromosome shared by males and females. We have determined 99.3% of the euchromatic sequence of the XExpand
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The forest transition: Towards a more comprehensive theoretical framework☆
Abstract Building on the contributions of Mather and others, this paper offers an approach for developing a more comprehensive theory of the forest transition. We argue that long-run changes inExpand
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The Economics of Tropical Deforestation
This paper provides a survey of "first wave" economic studies of tropical deforestation and land use. These studies of tropical forest land conversion are generally at the cross-country level. WeExpand
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The Economics of Tropical Forest Land Use Options
Tropical deforestation is generally characterized as conversion of forest land to alternative uses, notably agriculture. This would suggest the need for rational decision making concerning theExpand
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Economic analysis of deforestation in Mexico
This paper uses panel analyses to estimate relationships for agricultural planted area and beef cattle numbers at the state level in Mexico during the periods 1970-85, in order to determine the mainExpand
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The Economics of Forest Land Use in Temperate and Tropical Areas
This paper presents economic rules for harvest timing when timber and nontimber goods, services, and ecological functions are produced from forest stands. Forests include stands that areExpand
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How to pay for saving biodiversity
Can private sector involvement in a global agreement help to conserve global biodiversity? The 1992 Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) was one of the first international environmentalExpand
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The Sustainable Development Goals and the systems approach to sustainability
The authors explore the link between the systems approach to sustainability and the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which were formally adopted by the UN in 2015. The systems approachExpand
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