Managing Wetlands

Managing Wetlands

An Ecological Economics Approach

Edited by R. Kerry Turner, Jeroen C.J.M. van den Bergh and Roy Brouwer

The extensive destruction of wetlands across Europe represents a significant loss of biodiversity along with its related economic, cultural, ethical and scientific benefits. This volume addresses the critical issues surrounding this environmental change process, employing a range of analytical methods drawn from a variety of disciplines which bridge the social and natural science divide.

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Edited by R. Kerry Turner, Jeroen C.J.M. van den Bergh and Roy Brouwer

Subjects: business and management, management and sustainability, economics and finance, environmental economics, environment, ecological economics, environmental economics, environmental management, management natural resources

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Acknowledgements This volume describes work originally carried out in the research project, Ecological Economic Analysis of Wetlands: Functions, Values and Dynamics (ECOWET). Funding from the EU/DG XII Environment and Climate Programme (Contract No. ENV4-CT96-0273), the Swedish Council for Planning and Co-ordination of Research (FRN) and the Broads Authority, UK is gratefully acknowledged. We are indebted to Merryl Turner and Ann Dixon for their patient and expert proof reading and word processing respectively. xiii