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Main Title The economics of nature : managing biological assets /
Author Van Kooten, G. C.
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Bulte, E. H.
Publisher Blackwell Publishers,
Year Published 2000
OCLC Number 42080294
ISBN 0631218947; 9780631218944; 0631218955; 9780631218951
Subjects Nature conservation--Economic aspects. ; Sustainable development. ; Economische aspecten. ; Duurzame ontwikkeling. ; Natuurbehoud. ; Milieueconomie. ; Naturschutz.--(DE-588)4115348-0 ; Umweltèokonomie.--(DE-588)4061638-1 ; Protection de la nature. ; Aspect conomique. ; Développement durable. ; Gestion des ressources naturelles. ; Ressources biologiques.
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Table of contents http://digitool.hbz-nrw.de:1801/webclient/DeliveryManager?pid=3219540
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EJBM  QH75 $b .V374 2000 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 01/19/2016
Collation xviii, 512 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (pages 469-500).
Contents Notes
1. Managing the earth's biological assets -- 2. Consumer welfare measurement -- 3. Producer welfare and aggregation of well being -- 4. Resource rents and rent capture -- 5. Valuing nonmarket benefits -- 6. Evaluating natural resource policy -- 7. Economic dynamics and renewable resource management -- 8. Sustainable development and conservation -- 9. Biological diversity and habitat -- 10. Threatened and endangered species -- 11. Forest management -- 12. Tropical deforestation -- 13. Concluding remarks. This work takes a "portfolio management" perspective on the worldwide deterioration of the natural environment. The authors see the function of the book as the way to measure environmental services and biological assets, while economic theory of nature management is applied through case studies.