The New Economy of Nature: The Quest to Make Conservation Profitable

The New Economy of Nature The Quest to Make Conservation Profitable Why shouldn t people who deplete our natural assets have to pay and those who protect them reap profits Conservation minded entrepreneurs and others around the world are beginning to ask just such a q

  • Title: The New Economy of Nature: The Quest to Make Conservation Profitable
  • Author: Gretchen Daily Katherine Ellison
  • ISBN: 9781559631549
  • Page: 130
  • Format: Paperback
  • Why shouldn t people who deplete our natural assets have to pay and those who protect them reap profits Conservation minded entrepreneurs and others around the world are beginning to ask just such a question, as the increasing scarcity of natural resources becomes a tangible threat to our own lives and our hopes for our children This text brings together Gretchen Daily,Why shouldn t people who deplete our natural assets have to pay and those who protect them reap profits Conservation minded entrepreneurs and others around the world are beginning to ask just such a question, as the increasing scarcity of natural resources becomes a tangible threat to our own lives and our hopes for our children This text brings together Gretchen Daily, an ecologist, with Katherine Ellison, a journalist, to offer an engaging and informative look at a new new economy a system which recognizes the economic value of natural systems and the potential profist in protecting them to a diverse group of people who are pioneering new approaches to conservation We meet Adam Davis, an American business executive who dreams of establishing a market for buying and selling ecosystem service units John Walmsley, a former maths professor in Australia who has found a way to play the stock market and protest native species at the same time and Dan Janzen, a biologist working in Cost Rica who devised a controversial plan to sell a conservation area s natural waste disposal services to a local orange juice producer Readers also visit the Catskill Mountains, where the city of New York purchased undeveloped land instead of building an expensive new water treatment facility and King Couny, Washington, where county executive Ron Sims has dedicated himself to finding ways of making the market move to protect the county s remaining open space business and politics that is involved in establishing these new approaches and examine what will be needed to create successful models and lasting institutions for conservation.

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    About Author

    1. Katherine Ellison is a Pulitzer Prize winning former foreign correspondent and author of four non fiction books.

    One thought on “The New Economy of Nature: The Quest to Make Conservation Profitable

    1. Let me first say that I am biased When I look at the world I see us polluting our water, our food, our environment, and therefore our bodies I see us spending trillions on healthcare and research, and paltry pennies on environmental services in comparison I see this as a vicious cycle The we neglect the environment, the we ll have to spend on healthcare Clean environments lead to clean er atmospheres, water, food, etc, which leads to healthier populations Throw in a warming climate and things [...]


    2. Okay book, a collection of accounts about ways in which people are developing an economy sustainably Was recommended to me by famous Stanford environmentalist Paul Ehrlich.





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