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The Peace dividend : assessing the economic value of ecosystems in B.C.'s Peace River Watershed

Author: Sara J Wilson; David Suzuki Foundation,
Publisher: Vancouver, British Columbia : David Suzuki Foundation, Beaconsfield, Quebec : Canadian Electronic Library, 2014. 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English
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This report gives an assessment of the ecosystem services provided by natural capital within the B.C. portion of the Peace River Watershed (PRW). It identifies the ecosystem services supplied by the study area's ecosystems based on the PRW's land cover and land use. This study was undertaken to provide information for local communities regarding the importance of the area's ecosystems for the well-being of the Peace  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sara J Wilson; David Suzuki Foundation,
ISBN: 9781897375693 1897375697
OCLC Number: 896861262
Description: 1 online resource (68 pages) : color illustrations, color maps
Contents: Foreword --
Executive summary --
Part 1. Introduction --
Part 2. Overview of the study area --
Part 3. Land cover in the Peace River Watershed --
Part 4. Methodological approach for identification and valuation --
Part 5. Ecosystem service valuations --
Part 6. Summary of ecosystems services values --
Part 7. Limitations to the ecosystems valuation analysis --
Part 8. Conclusions --
Part 9. Future research recommendations --
Appendix 1. Policy recommendations --
Appendix 2. Related ecosystem service valuation studies --
Appendix 3. Land cover types and associated services --
Appendix 4. Total economic value framework.
Responsibility: by Sara J. Wilson ; foreword by Dr. Faisal Moola.
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This report gives an assessment of the ecosystem services provided by natural capital within the B.C. portion of the Peace River Watershed (PRW). It identifies the ecosystem services supplied by the study area's ecosystems based on the PRW's land cover and land use. This study was undertaken to provide information for local communities regarding the importance of the area's ecosystems for the well-being of the Peace River Watershed and its people.

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