Land Use Ordinances & Development Standards
Acquisition of Land & Easements
Case for Conservation
Economic Benefits of Conservation
- Economic Benefits of Conservation
Amidst continuing loss of natural habitat and biodiversity, it is necessary to examine the benefit:cost ratio of investments in habitat conservation. Evidence has been accumulating that shows habitat conservation generates more economic benefits than does habitat conversion. The authors estimate that the overall benefit:cost ratio of an effective global program for the conservation of remaining wild nature is at least 100:1.
Item type(s): Report or Research Paper
Topic tags: Economic Benefits of Biodiversity
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