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Economic valuation of ecosystem services, payments for ecosystem services
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IU community mourns passing of Distinguished Professor and Nobel Laureate Elinor Ostrom

IU community mourns passing of Distinguished Professor and Nobel Laureate Elinor Ostrom | Nature's Bounty | Scoop.it
The entire Indiana University community mourns the passing of Distinguished Professor Elinor Ostrom, who received the 2009 Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences for her groundbreaking research on the ways that people organize themselves to manage...

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Robert F. Kennedy challenges Gross Domestic Product

Forty years ago, Robert F. Kennedy challenged the basic way we measure progress and well-being in America. Rather prophetic, these tw0 minutes a long time ago.

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Valuing Ecosystem Services: Toward Better Environmental Decision-Making

Valuing Ecosystem Services: Toward Better Environmental Decision-Making | Nature's Bounty | Scoop.it
Nutrient recycling, habitat for plants and animals, flood control, and water supply are among the many beneficial services provided by aquatic ecosystems.
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Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) - Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)

Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) - Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) | Nature's Bounty | Scoop.it
Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES)...
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The Value of the World's Ecosystem Services and Natural Capital

Costanza, R., et al foundational paper on economic valuation

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The Social Contract Steady-State Economics Concepts, Questions, Policies

Herman Daily writes about natural and humanmade capital.

Published in The Social Contract
Volume 13, Number 3 (Spring 2003)

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The Environment and Economy In Conflict

Building the case for valuing nature at the ontological level and finanacial level. In his new book, The Bridge at the Edge of the World: Capitalism, the Environment, and Crossing from Crisis to Sustainability, Dean Gus Speth asserts that to...

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Ecosystem Marketplace - Indigenous Tribe Earns Validation for Landmark Forest Carbon Project

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African nations agree to put a price on nature - SciDev.Net

African nations agree to put a price on nature - SciDev.Net | Nature's Bounty | Scoop.it
Ten African nations have pledged, ahead of Rio+20, to include the economic value of natural resources in their national accounts.
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17132IIED: Payments for coastal and marine ecosystem services: prospects and principles - IIED Publications Database

17132IIED: Payments for coastal and marine ecosystem services: prospects and principles - IIED Publications Database | Nature's Bounty | Scoop.it
RT @IIED: New @IIED paper -- Payments for coastal and marine ecosystem services: prospects and principles http://t.co/4ZYXoHin #RioPlus20 #Fairideas...
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