The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) for Water and Wetlands

Title: The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) for Water and Wetlands

Publication date: February 2013

Prepared by: Daniela Russi, Patrick ten Brink, Andrew Farmer, Tomas Badura, David Coates, Johannes Förster, Ritesh Kumar and Nick Davidson

Summary: TEEB for Water and Wetlands builds on the TEEB approach to generate a better understanding of the ecosystem service values of water and wetlands and encourage improved decision making and business commitment for their conservation, investment and wise use. The primary objective of the report is to help identify major gaps and inconsistencies in current knowledge of the economics of water and wetlands, so as to inform agenda-setting for further work on the economics of water and wetlands.

Citation: Russi D., ten Brink P., Farmer A., Badura T., Coates D., Förster J., Kumar R. and Davidson N. (2013) The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity for Water and Wetlands. IEEP, London and Brussels; Ramsar Secretariat, Gland.

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The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) for Water and Wetlands

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