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Big profit from nature protection

Date : 13th November 2009, Source : BBC Link to News Story



Money invested in protecting nature can bring huge financial returns, according to a major investigation into the costs and benefits of the natural world. It says money ploughed into protecting wetlands, coral reefs and forests can bring a hundredfold return on capital. The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity study (Teeb) is backed by the UN and countries including the UK. The project's leader says governments should act on its findings at next month's UN climate summit.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/8357723.stm





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