published “Balancing forests and development: Addressing infrastructure and extractive industries, promoting sustainable livelihoods,” a report on the urgency of balancing forest protections and development, noting that in the authors’ review of mining certification standards, IRMA was found to be “a top performer,” going on to say: “Only IRMA’s Standard for Responsible Mining provides detailed guidance and certification for mining operations and explicitly calls for the identification of direct, indirect, and cumulative effects on biodiversity and ecosystem services.”