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Record number 64615
Title The economics of nature : managing biological assets
Author(s) Kooten, G.C. van; Bulte, E.H.
Source Malden, Mass. [etc.] : Blackwell Publishers - ISBN 9780631218944 - 512
Department(s) Agricultural Economics and Rural Policy
Development Economics
Publication type Scientific book (author)
Publication year 2000
Keyword(s) natuurlijke hulpbronnen - hulpbronnenbeheer - economie - investering - kapitaal - milieubeheer - welvaartseconomie - taxatie - duurzaamheid (sustainability) - natuurbescherming - bedreigde soorten - biodiversiteit - bosbedrijfsvoering - ontbossing - natural resources - resource management - economics - investment - capital - environmental management - welfare economics - valuation - sustainability - nature conservation - endangered species - biodiversity - forest management - deforestation
Categories Resource Conservation / Nature Conservation
Abstract The Economics of Nature Management takes a portfolio management perspective on the worldwide deterioration of the natural environment. For many emerging countries, nature conservation boils down to the purely economic decision of "investing" limited funds in nature potentially at the expense of investing in other necessary imperatives such as education or infrastructure. As a result, the authors see the function of the book as twofold. First, to measure environmental services and biological assets and second it demonstrates how it applies the economic theory of nature management through case studies.
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