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Prioritizing for Investments in Biodiversity

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  • Turpin, D-H
  • Harmsen, R

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This single greatest cause of species extinction is human activity. The purpose of this paper is not to resolve these issues but to assess briefly some of the scientific challenges we face as we attempt to establish priorities in biodiversity conservation, and to propose a general strategy for prioritizing for investment in biodiversity conservation.

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  • Turpin, D-H & Harmsen, R, 1995. "Prioritizing for Investments in Biodiversity," Working Papers 03, John Deutsch Institute for the Study of Economic Policy.
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    Keywords

    POLLUTION; ECOLOGY;

    JEL classification:

    • Q2 - Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics - - Renewable Resources and Conservation

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