#GAReads | When more women make decisions, the environment wins

photo credit:  Riccardo Chiarini , via  Unsplash  (cropped)

photo credit: Riccardo Chiarini, via Unsplash (cropped)

When more women make decisions, the environment wins”:

When more women are involved in group decisions about land management, the group conserves more -- particularly when offered financial incentives to do so, according to a new University of Colorado Boulder study published this week in Nature Climate Change.

The study, involving 440 forest users from three developing countries, sheds new light on the role gender quotas for local governing bodies could play in reducing global deforestation and greenhouse gas emissions while also curbing local inequalities.

Read he full article at ScienceDaily here…