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Markets for Biodiversity Services

Michael Jenkins, Sara Scherr, and Mira Inbar

A great overview of the markets for biodiversity services, the authors explain that it is essential to find new mechanisms by which resourse owners and managers can realize the economic value created by good stewardship of biodiversity. The article lays out examples of new markets and payment systems, stategically shaped to deliver critical public benifits, that are showing temendous potential to move biodiversity conservation objectives to greater scale and significance.

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