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Economics of Protected Areas: A New Look at Benefits and Costs

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By: J Dixon and P Sherman

238 pages, Tabs, maps

Island Press

Paperback | Dec 1990 | #10327 | ISBN: 1853830976
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Hardback | Dec 1990 | #10323 | ISBN: 1559630337
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About this book

The true economic value of protected areas is often difficult to measure, and short term economic gains can appear more attractive than the long-term benefits of conservation. This book provides a methodology for assigning monetary values to nature, and gives examples of case studies in Thailand and other developing nations in Asia, Latin America, the Caribbean, and Africa.

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