The Economics of Terrestrial Biodiversity Conservation in Developing Nations

Albers, Heidi J.; Ferraro, Paul

A substantial percentage of global biodiversity can be found in developing nations which have limited means for protecting their biodiversity and myriad other pressing social needs. Given that biodiversity loss is fundamentally an economic problem, economic theory and empirical analyses can play an important role in helping to protect biological diversity in developing nations.


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February 1, 2010


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