Business and biodiversity :: Ecosystem valuation
Biological diversity provides the basis for the existence of life on the Earth including the people. Its social, ethic, cultural and economic values have been recognized and appreciated by the religions and arts since the down of the human history.
The article is prepared using the extract from the handbook “How Much is an Ecosystem Worth", published by IUCN
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The website describes how economists value the beneficial ways that ecosystems affect people – ecosystem valuation. It is designed for non-economists who need answers to questions about the benefits of ecosystem conservation, preservation or restoration. It provides a clear, non-technical explanation of ecosystem valuation concepts, methods and applications