Sharing future conservation costs

Sheil, Douglas, Meijaard, Erik, Angelsen, Arild, Sayer, Jeff, and Vanclay, Jerome (2013) Sharing future conservation costs. Science, 339 (6117). pp. 270-271.

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[Extract] In their report "Financial Costs of Meeting global biodiversity conservation targets: Current spending and unmet needs" (16 November, p. 946), D. P. McCarthy et al. estimate the financial costs required for conservation of terrestrial species as US$76.1 billion annually. They highlight the need for increased spending while noting that these costs are small relative to the value provided by biodiversity. However, when budgeting current and future funds, we should factor in necessary changes to our conservation approach.

Item ID: 24666
Item Type: Article (Commentary)
ISSN: 1095-9203
Date Deposited: 24 Jan 2013 05:32
FoR Codes: 05 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES > 0502 Environmental Science and Management > 050205 Environmental Management @ 50%
16 STUDIES IN HUMAN SOCIETY > 1604 Human Geography > 160401 Economic Geography @ 50%
SEO Codes: 96 ENVIRONMENT > 9613 Remnant Vegetation and Protected Conservation Areas > 961308 Remnant Vegetation and Protected Conservation Areas at Regional or Larger Scales @ 100%
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