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The economic value of biodiversity

Author: David W Pearce; Dominic Moran; IUCN Biodiversity Programme.
Publisher: London : Earthscan, 1994.
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Explains in non-technical terms how economic cost-benefit analysis techniques can be applied to biodiversity loss, and how they can provide a measurement for the efficiency of conservation efforts. The author has also written "Blueprint for a Green Economy."
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Pearce, David W. (David William).
Economic value of biodiversity.
London : Earthscan, 1994
(OCoLC)621008842
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David W Pearce; Dominic Moran; IUCN Biodiversity Programme.
ISBN: 1853831956 9781853831959 1853832251 9781853832253
OCLC Number: 31353238
Description: xii, 172 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Saving biodiversity: an overview of the causal 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.
Responsibility: David Pearce and Dominic Moran, in association with the Biodiversity Programme of IUCN--the World Conservation Union.
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