Commodification of natural resources and forest ecosystem services: examining implications for forest protection

HELEN KOPNINA
  • Environmental Conservation, November 2016, Cambridge University Press
  • DOI: 10.1017/s0376892916000436

Selling nature: a good idea for conservation?

What is it about?

Does putting a price on nature help to protect it? What are social justice advocates and ecological justice proponents object to when it comes to economic valuing of natural resources?

Why is it important?

This is important for policy-makers that deal with environmental protection and conservation, but also for those that are interested in moral questions concerning nature

Perspectives

Dr Helen Kopnina
The Hague University of Applied Sciences

This article explores complexity of commodification - turning nature into natural resources, and discusses ethical challenges associated with this

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