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The Economic Value of Biodiversity

By: D Pearce and D Moran

160 pages, Figs, tabs

Earthscan

Paperback | Dec 1994 | #31561 | ISBN: 1853831956
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About this book

The authors aim to show how cost-benefit techniques can be applied to biodiversity and how they provide a measure of the effiency of conservation techniques - thus giving notice to policy-makers that biodiversity makes sense, not only in the truly moral but also in the economic sense too.
Published in association with the IUCN


Contents

Introduction. Saving Biodiversity: an Overview of the Casual Factors. Conservation versus Development. The Causes of Biodiversity Loss. Methodologies for Economic Valuation. Valuing Biodiversity: Economic Estimates. The Development Alternative. Capturing Global Environmental Value. Summary and Conclusions

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