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Martin Schlaepfer

Martin A. Schlaepfer is a Senior Lecturer in Biodiversity and Sustainability at the University of Geneva, Switzerland. His research interests are in the valuation of nature and biodiversity for conservation, with a recent focus on trees and non-native species.
Guest expert at the Transition Workshop since 2021.


  1. Büscher, B., Fletcher, R., 2020. The Conservation Revolution. Verso, London.
  2. Dao, H., Peduzzi, P., Friot, D., 2018. National environmental limits and footprints based on the Planetary Boundaries framework: The case of Switzerland. Global Environmental Change 52, 49-57.
  3. Frischknecht, R., Nathani, C., Alig, M., Stolz, P., Tschümperlin, L., Hellmüller, P., 2018. Empreintes environnementales de la Suisse. De 1996 à 2015. Résumé, Bern.
  4. Gomez-Baggethun, E., Barton, D.N., 2013. Classifying and valuing ecosystem services for urban planning. Ecological Economics 86, 235-245.
  5. Hickel, J., 2020. The sustainable development index: Measuring the ecological efficiency of human development in the anthropocene. Ecological Economics 167.
  6. Honeck, E., Moilanen, A., Guinaudeau, B., Wyler, N., Schlaepfer, A.M., Martin, P., Sanguet, A., Urbina, L., von Arx, B., Massy, J., Fischer, C., Lehmann, A., 2020. Implementing Green Infrastructure for the Spatial Planning of Peri-Urban Areas in Geneva, Switzerland. Sustainability 12.
  7. Kubiszewski, I., Costanza, R., Franco, C., Lawn, P., Talberth, J., Jackson, T., Aylmer, C., 2013. Beyond GDP: Measuring and achieving global genuine progress. Ecological Economics 93, 57-68.
  8. Partidario, M.R., Gomes, R.C., 2013. Ecosystem services inclusive strategic environmental assessment. Environmental Impact Assessment Review 40, 36-46.