Can Elinor Ostrom’s revolutionary ideas save the world’s forests?

A portrait of Ostrom at the conference with the laureates of the memorial prize in economic sciences in 2009. Photo courtesy of Holger Motzkau 2010, under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license.

Can Elinor Ostrom’s revolutionary ideas halt climate change, improve people’s livelihoods, and save the world’s forests?  Read Special Reporting Initiative Fellow Wendee Nicole’s piece on the Nobel-prize winning Ostrom’s innovative ideas of global forest conservation.