This report is meant to inform a joint publication by the World Bank and Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) on the economic costs of air pollution. Air pollution is a global challenge and one that is acutely felt in developing countries.

This paper draws from the literature centered on case studies of nature-based tourism projects in developing countries to evaluate the empirical support for key premises for nature-based tourism being a viable conservation and development

This paper examines the impact of the variation in stocks of three resources, namely, water, forests and fodder biomass, on resource collection time of rural households in India, especially women.

Pesticides used in rice cultivation are having just the reverse effect than the one intended -instead of decimating pests, extensive studies reveal that they are, in fact, destroying precisely those precious bugs that keep the pests on a tight leash. Seve