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Wild capital : nature's economic and ecological wealth

Author: Barbara K Jones
Publisher: Gainesville : University of Florida Press, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Wild Capital, Barbara Jones demonstrates that looking at nature through the lens of the marketplace is a surprisingly effective approach to protecting the environment. Showing that policy-makers and developers rarely associate wild places with monetary values, Jones argues that nature should be viewed as a capital asset like any other in order for environmental preservation to be a competitive alternative to  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Jones, Barbara K., author.
Wild capital
Gainesville : University of Florida Press, 2019
(DLC) 2019017021
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara K Jones
ISBN: 9781683401049 1683401042
OCLC Number: 1096214343
Description: xiv, 290 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Creating wild capital from the ecosystem services model --
The ecotourist question --
The question of charisma --
The quirky moose --
Florida's endearing manatee --
Post-jaws sharks --
Green fire in a wolf's eyes --
America's iconic bald eagle --
Conclusion: Economics as the answer to a sustainable future.
Responsibility: Barbara K. Jones.

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