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Golubtsov P., Steinshamn S. I. Ecological Modelling. 2019. Vol. 392. P. 67-81.

An age-structured bioeconomic model, which is completely continuous in age and time, is developed in order to compare with traditional discrete models. Both types have advantages and disadvantages. The continuous framework complements discrete models as it allows for deeper and more transparent analytical study and leads to analytical results that would be difficult to achieve within a discrete framework. To make the model realistic, a nonlinear recruitment function is introduced and steady state solutions and constant-effort optimal fishing are studied analytically. In addition, the framework has been used for numerical analysis. Simulations are used to investigate how optimal harvesting patterns vary with parameter values.

Added: Jan 18, 2019
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Safonov G., Palahí M., Pantsar M. et al. Solutions. 2020. Vol. 2. No. 11. P. 1-13.

In the last 50 years, the biosphere, upon which humanity depends, has been altered to an unparalleled degree. The current economic model relying on fossil resources and addicted to “growth at all costs” is putting at risk not only life on our planet, but also the world’s economy. The need to react to the unprecedented COVID-19 crisis is a unique opportunity to transition towards a sustainable wellbeing economy centered around people and nature. After all, deforestation, biodiversity loss and landscape fragmentation have been identified as key processes enabling direct transmission of zoonotic infectious diseases. Likewise, a changing climate has profound implications for human health. Putting forward a new economic model requires transformative policies, purposeful innovation, access to finance, risk-taking capacity as well as new and sustainable business models and markets. But above all we need to address the past failure of our economy to value nature, because our health and wellbeing fundamentally depends on it. A circular bioeconomy offers a conceptual framework for using renewable natural capital to holistically transform and manage our land, food, health and industrial systems with the goal of achieving sustainable wellbeing in harmony with nature. Within the framework of the Sustainable Markets Initiative, under the leadership of His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, a 10-Point Action Plan to create a circular bioeconomy is proposed below. The Action Plan is a response to The Prince of Wales’ call to invest in nature as the true engine for our economy. The Action Plan, guided by new scientific insights and breakthrough technologies, is articulated around six transformative action points further discussed below and four enabling action points, which mutually reinforce each other.

Added: Jun 20, 2020
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Рубцов О. И., Корол Е., Шушунова Н. MATEC Web of Conferences. 2018. № 1.

The relevance of research is due increased environmental tensions associated with the noise impact of transport, including the problem of aircraft noise. The purpose of the study is the development of reduce the с on the population living near airports, and assessment of the cost-effectiveness of measures to implement measures to reduce noise interference with the device of green roof systems on residential and public buildings near aviation facilities. The predominance of green spaces, architectural forms and other elements of improvement contribute to improving the environment, quality of life, including by reducing the noise load. Based economic analysis and assessment of the noise situation use greening strucrures that improve the well-being of the local population, this particularity concerns the provision of health and psychological comfort of the population. The assessment of the ecological and economic efficiency of green roof systems has shown that the benefits of the green spaces are multifunctional, and in addition to reducing noise, they also reduced the island's effect of heat by creating a shadow, reduce the need for conditioning, reduce wind load, filter harmful emissions, improve air quality and preserve biodiversity.

Added: Jul 26, 2019